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Geriatrics | Overview

Common Problems due to Falling: Reduced mobility and independence Poor nutrition due do difficulty preparing food and eating it Difficulty with elimination Skin abrasions, injuries and circulatory compromise Injuries/trauma from falling Decreased medical compliance History of Falls, investigate: CNS disorders Weakness Impaired vision Dizziness Cerebral vascular accidents Medications Changes in Normal Sensation: Vision: cataracts are […]

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