Patients undergoing total hip replacements are more likely to have more serious falls than other orthopedic patients, and these serious falls occur earlier than most falls – two days postoperatively rather than 4 days, when most falls occur, according to a study presented at the 2010 Annual Meeting of the American College of Rheumatology. The study also identified factors involved in patient falls that could help hospitals devise strategies to reduce these types of falls. Researchers from the Hospital for Special Surgery in New York say the findings suggest that patients who undergo total hip replacements should be monitored closely, ... Read More
Righting Injustice is published by the Beasley Allen Law Firm. If you are interested in a free legal consultation, please take a few moments to fill out the contact form with as many details as possible. The more information you provide us, the better we can evaluate your claim.