- Spencer C H Kuo,
- Pao-Jen Kuo,
- Cheng-Shyuan Rau,
- Shao-Chun Wu,
- Shiun-Yuan Hsu,
- Ching-Hua Hsieh
Int J Environ Res Public Health 2017 Apr 26;14(5). Epub 2017 Apr 26.
Division of Trauma Surgery, Department of Surgery, Kaohsiung Chang Gung Memorial Hospital and Chang Gung University College of Medicine, Niao-Song District, Kaohsiung City 833, Taiwan.
Background: Hyponatremia has been proposed as a contributor to falls in the elderly, which have become a major global issue with the aging of the population. This study aimed to assess the clinical presentation and outcomes of elderly patients with hyponatremia admitted due to fall injuries in a Level I trauma center. Methods: We retrospectively reviewed data obtained from the Trauma Registry System for trauma admissions from January 2009 through December 2014. Read More