Posttraumatic stress symptoms in older adults hospitalized for fall injury Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Accidental Falls
  • Back Injuries
  • Hospitalization
  • Stress Disorders, Post-Traumatic
  • Thoracic Injuries

abstract

  • A significant percentage of older patients hospitalized after a fall suffer substantial posttraumatic stress. Future investigations are needed to assess the association between the psychiatric impact of a fall and short-term inpatient outcomes as well as longer-term functional outcomes.

publication date

  • January 2014

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

PubMed Central ID

  • PMC4252653

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.genhosppsych.2014.08.003

PubMed ID

  • 25213226

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 669

end page

  • 73

volume

  • 36

number

  • 6