A knee replacement may be more complicated than a hip replacement, says Fred Redfern, MD, an orthopedic surgeon at Sunrise Hospital. In this video, he says that all joint replacement operations are complex.
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- Is a knee replacement or a hip replacement more complicated?
What are examples of lacerations?
Bite marks are lacerations if the skin is broken. An injury where skin is torn, like a picked scab, is also a laceration. (This answer provided for NATA by the Weber State University Athletic Training Education Program.)
What is the most common cause of bone fractures among older adults?
SAGE answeredFalls are the leading cause for emergency room (ER) visits and overnight hospital stays for adults 65 and older. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), unintentional falls are the most common cause of bone fractures among older adults, which can affect the hips, arms, legs, hands, pelvis and spine. Additionally, falls can result in severe bruising and head trauma, including traumatic brain injuries with long- and short-term consequences.
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