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Case 72: Fall from bed

An 82 year old lady who had been managing quite well at home was admitted to hospital acutely unwell with presumed pneumonia. She was confused and restless. Just after midnight she was found by the nurses on the floor next to her bed.

This was the xray taken after the incident.

1.What does the xray show?

2.What measures can you take to prevent in-hospital falls?