ACTION STAT: Fall-related trauma
Michael W. Day RN, CCRN, MSN

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Nursing2014
October 2008 
Volume 38  Number 10
Pages 72 - 72
 
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ABSTRACT

Day, Michael W. RN, CCRN, MSN

Issue: Volume 38(10), October 2008, p 72 Publication Type: [ACTION STAT] Publisher: © 2008 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc. Institution(s): Trauma Nurse-Coordinator, Sacred Heart Medical Center & Children's Hospital • Spokane, Wash.

YOU'RE RAKING LEAVES in your yard when you hear a yell from next door, followed by thud. You run over and find your neighbor, Bill Logan, 46, lying on the ground on his left side. Nearby, a ladder is propped up against the side of the house.

What's the situation?

Mr. Logan tells you that he was on the roof cleaning his gutters when he slipped and fell, hitting his left side on the edge of the roof and striking the ladder on the way down. He says he didn't lose consciousness, but his left shoulder and chest hurt and his legs are numb.

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Mr. Logan has suffered a fall from a great height. Luckily, he struck the ladder on the way to the ground, which dissipated ...

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