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Risk Factors of Carpenter et al for Fall Within 6 Months For an Older Adult in the Emergency Department

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Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation
Emergency Medicine & Critical Care
Emergency Medicine & Critical Care
General Surgery & Anesthesiology

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Seymour et al identified risk factors for fall in older adults discharged from the Emergency Department (ED). This can help to identify a patient who may benefit from more aggressive management. The authors are from Washington University in St. Louis, Allegheny General Hospital, University of Pittsburgh and West Virginia University.

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