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Physical therapy for older adults may lead to fewer fall-related ED revisits

10:48 EDT 22 Aug 2018 | News-Medical.net

Falls are the leading cause of illness and death among Americans aged 65 and older. In 2014, some 2.8 million older adults visited the emergency department (ED) for a fall-related injury. And over time, the ED visit rate for falls among older adults has grown to 68.8 per 1,000 older adults (as of 2010).

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