Falls and Traumatic Injuries


Lead Author(s): 

Andrew N. Pollak, MD

Supporting Author(s): 

Sylvia I. Watkins-Castillo, PhD

A traumatic injury is defined as "an injury or wound to a living body caused by the application of external force or violence,"1 and includes injuries incurred in vehicular accidents, machinery, falls, sports, and other injuries caused by something outside a person’s body.


  • 2014

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