Infographic: Top 5 Causes of Falls

Tuesday, October 1st, 2013
This post was written by Jackie Lyons

With consensus widespread that much of ER use is avoidable and preventable, many healthcare organizations are working to staunch the flow and expense of avoidable use.

Still, every 15 seconds a senior citizen is sent to the ER for a fall-related injury in the United States, according to a new infographic from BrightStar. This infographic presents the top five causes of falls with accompanying solutions and fall statistics.

Top 5 Causes of Falls

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