St John WA: Case Study
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This report provides the diverse falls prevention sector with a central report, which outlines: • The incidence of falls in WA: Fatalities, hospitalisations, emergency department attendances and ambulance transportations. • Populations at risk: Population groups experiencing a higher incidence of falls in WA. • Causes: Mechanism of falls in WA. • Diagnoses: Injury diagnoses and nature following a fall in WA.
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