|Preventing Falls in Elderly Patients
There's a new, pressing focus on preventing falls in elderly patients due in part to emerging emphasis from the CDC and other agencies. The underlying motivation? Recent analysis shows one in four people age 65 and older will fall every year, leading to about 7 million injuries and over 27,000 deaths.
This TRC Hot Topic webinar features a discussion on screening older patients for fall risk, and will share practical tips to prevent falls in the elderly. Our featured panelist is Dr. William Simpson, Professor Emeritus at Medical University of South Carolina. Dr. Simpson, our TRC editors and frontline providers will give their perspective on: