Impact of ladder-related falls on the emergency department and recommendations for ladder safety

Cabilan, CJ, Vallmuur, Kirsten, Eley, Rob, Judge, Chantelle, Cochrane, Sarah, Reed, Connie, Riordan, Jessica, Roberts, Kym, Thom, Ogilvie and Wood, Gabriella (2017) Impact of ladder-related falls on the emergency department and recommendations for ladder safety. Emergency Medicine Australasia, . doi:10.1111/1742-6723.12854


Author Cabilan, CJ
Vallmuur, Kirsten
Eley, Rob
Judge, Chantelle
Cochrane, Sarah
Reed, Connie
Riordan, Jessica
Roberts, Kym
Thom, Ogilvie
Wood, Gabriella
Title Impact of ladder-related falls on the emergency department and recommendations for ladder safety
Journal name Emergency Medicine Australasia   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 1742-6723
1742-6731
Publication date 2017-09-14
Sub-type Article (original research)
DOI 10.1111/1742-6723.12854
Open Access Status Not yet assessed
Total pages 8
Place of publication Richmond, VIC, Australia
Publisher Wiley-Blackwell Publishing Asia
Language eng
Abstract To describe the characteristics of patients who presented to the ED from a ladder-related fall and their injuries, highlight the impact of ladder-related falls on the ED, identify contributing factors of ladder falls and draw recommendations to improve ladder safety.
Keyword Falls
Injury
Injury prevention
Ladders
Safety
Q-Index Code C1
Q-Index Status Provisional Code
Institutional Status UQ

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