DQ Response

 Rommel Lantajo

Posted Date

May 26, 2022, 6:13 AM


Injuries resulting from an accident or trauma are directly associated with cellular death (Ahmadinejad et al., 2021). In adults less than 44 years old, trauma remains the leading cause of death (Ahmadinejad et al., 2021). According to Ahmadinejad et al. (2021), trauma accounts for 40% of all cases requiring hospitalization. In the geriatric cohort, falls remain the most common cause of mechanism of injury (Llompart-Pou et al., 2017). The implication of trauma on the elderly patient group population signifies a higher mortality and morbidity rate than the younger adult population (Llompart-Pou et al., 2017). The overall impact of trauma on both cohorts also implies an increased utilization of healthcare resources (Llompart-Pou et al., 2017). In the elderly, traumatic injuries are the most cause of disability and institutionalization (Llompart-Pou et al., 2017).  

The common risk factors of both cohorts can be broken into many parts, such as lifestyle, occupation, chronic disease, etc. (Gioffrè-Florio et al., 2018). Furthermore, frailty and cognition ability are major contributing factors that can lead to traumatic injuries from falls, accidental overdose, etc. (Gioffrè-Florio et al., 2018). Osteoporosis and hip fractures are also common in the elderly patient because aging itself is associated with bone disorders even with the slightest traumatic injury (Gioffrè-Florio et al., 2018). Dementia, stroke, and hearing and visual changes may also lead to traumatic injuries (Gioffrè-Florio et al., 2018). These risk factors can be prevented through proper guidance, well-lit dwelling, proper labeling, direct supervision, etc. (Gioffrè-Florio et al., 2018). It is also common for older adults to have hypertension and cardiovascular disease, which may impair their ability to respond appropriately to traumatic injuries (Gioffrè-Florio et al., 2018). In addition to the numerous risk factors for the elderly, accidental aspiration and choking are also common in this cohort due to the decreased cough reflex and bronchial airway compliance (Gioffrè-Florio et al., 2018).   


Ahmadinejad, M. et al. (2021). Trauma factors among adult and geriatric blunt trauma patients. International Journal of Surgery Open, 28, pp 17-21. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijso.2020.12.002 

Gioffrè-Florio, M., Murabito, L. M., Visalli, C., Pergolizzi, F. P., & Famà, F. (2018). Trauma in elderly patients: a study of prevalence, comorbidities and gender differences. Il Giornale di chirurgia, 39(1), 35–40. https://doi.org/10.11138/gchir/2018.39.1.035 

Llompart-Pou, J. A., Pérez-Bárcena, J., Chico-Fernández, M., Sánchez-Casado, M., & Raurich, J. M. (2017). Severe trauma in the geriatric population. World journal of critical care medicine, 6(2), 99–106. https://doi.org/10.5492/wjccm.v6.i2.99 


Assignment Writing Pro

Order NOW to get 15% Discount!

{{total || ""}}

Why Choose Us

Premium Quality Papers

We always make sure that writers follow all your instructions precisely. You can choose your academic level: high school, college/university or professional, and we will assign a writer who has a respective degree.

Professional Assignment Writers

We have a team of professional writers with experience in academic and business writing. Many are native speakers and able to perform any task for which you need help.

Free Unlimited Revisions

If you think we missed something, send your order for a free revision. You have 10 days to submit the order for review after you have received the final document. You can do this yourself after logging into your personal account or by contacting our support.

Timely Delivery and 100% Money-Back-Guarantee

All papers are always delivered on time. In case we need more time to master your paper, we may contact you regarding the deadline extension. In case you cannot provide us with more time, a 100% refund is guaranteed

Original & Confidential

We use several writing tools checks to ensure that all documents you receive are free from plagiarism. Our editors carefully review all quotations in the text. We also promise maximum confidentiality in all of our services.

Customer Support 24/7

Our support agents are available 24 hours a day 7 days a week and committed to providing you with the best customer experience. Get in touch whenever you need any assistance.

Our Assignment Writing Help Services

No need to work on your paper at night. Sleep tight, we will cover your back. We offer all kinds of writing services.


Essay Writing Services

No matter what kind of academic paper you need and how urgent you need it, you are welcome to choose your academic level and the type of your paper at an affordable price. We take care of all your paper needs and give a 24/7 customer care support system.


Admission and Business Papers

An admission essay is an essay or other written statement by a candidate, often a potential student enrolling in a college, university, or graduate school. You can be rest assurred that through our service we will write the best admission essay for you.


Editing and Proofreading

Our academic writers and editors make the necessary changes to your paper so that it is polished. We also format your document by correctly quoting the sources and creating reference lists in the formats APA, Harvard, MLA, Chicago / Turabian.


Revision Support

If you think your paper could be improved, you can request a review. In this case, your paper will be checked by the writer or assigned to an editor. You can use this option as many times as you see fit. This is free because we want you to be completely satisfied with the service offered.

mersin escort - escort izmirmersin escort - escort izmir