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Fall

An obsolete Scottish unit of length equivalent to 222 inches.
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Incidents involving falls are generally complex events, frequently involving a variety of factors.
There are limited studies on falls in psychogeriatric inpatients despite the high number of falls.
Substantial cost is associated with falls, including the cost of patient care associated with increased length of stay and liability.
Workplace falls and fall-related deaths can be prevented, said Snyder.
The researchers counted how many people had a single fall in the 12 months after the frailty assessment and how many had 2 or more falls.
The medical care and potential hospitalization after a fall incident generally amount to about 1,000 euros ($1,202 USD) per person.
Falls, with an annual incidence of more than one-third among community-dwelling older adults, are considered a serious public health issue [6].
Yes, the Pagsanjan Falls, also known as Cavinti Falls or Magdapio Falls, is the top natural attraction in the province, but there are equally majestic but less known falls that have been gaining popularity in recent years.
Seven patients with SLE had anamnesis of falls during the last 12 months, whereas only one control had this anamnesis (p=0.042).
Other fall-related resources at CDC include "Preventing Falls: A Guide To Implementing Effective Community-Based Fall Prevention Programs," the second edition of which was released in 2015.
In 86% of fatal falls in this series, fall protection was required by regulation, but it was not used, was used improperly, or the equipment failed.
Since that time, the association has been urging OSHA to complete the rule, recognizing that falls continue to be among the top causes of fatalities in the workplace.