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Geriatric neologism

BMJ 2006; 332 doi: (Published 23 February 2006) Cite this as: BMJ 2006;332:451
  1. Conor Ramsden, medical student (
  1. 1 Bristol University, Bristol

    While spending time on a care of the elderly ward, I encountered many patients who told me that they had “simply fallen over” and had subsequently had to be admitted. Falls, …

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