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Falls Among Seniors—Atlantic Canada

Creator: Canadian Institute for Health Information

Geography: North America, Canada

Categories: Elderly/Aging Health, Injuries

Tags: hospitalization, injuries, seniors

Date: 2007-2008

URL: https://secure.cihi.ca/free_products/falls_among_seniors_atlantic_canada_aib_en.pdf

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PDF, 19 pages.

“The National Trauma Registry captures hospitalizations by specified types of injury, with additional subcategories further detailing types of unintentional falls. During 2007–2008 in Atlantic Canada, most hospitalizations due to unintentional falls were reported as other/unspecified or slipping, tripping and stumbling.”