Review of morbidity and mortality associated with falls from heights among patients presenting to a major trauma centre.

Abstract

OBJECTIVE To compare differences in demographics and injuries of patients presenting after falls from heights at home and at work. METHOD A retrospective case series review of patients treated by the Royal Adelaide Hospital (RAH) Trauma Service following a fall from a ladder, scaffold, building, or tree between July 2000 and December 2003. RESULTS Two… (More)

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