We should change how we treat older people after a fall
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We should change how we treat older people after a fall

Debra Clee Emergency nurse practitioner, Swansea Bay University Health Board

Complications following ambulance delays means nurses need to revise the way we assess vulnerable patients

The outdated notion of not moving someone and keeping them nil by mouth because they have fallen needs to change. Evidence shows that this practice is causing harm.

Emergency Nurse. 30, 5, 9-9. doi: 10.7748/en.30.5.9.s3

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