Thursday, 27 June 2013

Trends in hospitalisations due to falls by older people, Australia 1999-00 to 2010-11 (AIHW)

Trends in hospitalisations due to falls by older people, Australia 1999-00 to 2010-11
While age-standardised rates of fall injury cases increased over the 12 years to June 2011, the rate of hip fractures due to falls decreased. The patient days for hospital care directly attributable to fall-related injury doubled over the study period.

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