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Elderly Falls-Susan Kartiko

Susan Kartiko, MD, is a trauma surgeon who worked at Bay State Health in Springfield, Mass before coming to George Washington University Hospital in August 2019. Her interests are primarily in the field of geriatric trauma and falls prevention. Kartiko discusses the high prevalence of falls in the elderly. Learning objectives include how to conduct a fall risk assessment in elderly patients, offer prevention measures to reduce the risk of falls and explore the extensive financial and social costs of this problem.

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  • Duration
    ~42 minutes
  • Credits
    1 CE
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