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A scan shows a fracture at the base of the odontoid process of the C2 vertebra.

Abnormal Neurology in the Scottish Islands

This case highlights the need for extra vigilance and a thorough examination in cases of trauma in the elderly population.
In this image taken from video firefighters work at the scene of a fire at the Evergreen Court Home for Adults early Tuesday, March 23, 2021, in the Rockland County community of Spring Valley, N.Y.

One Dead, Firefighter and Resident Missing in Fire at Spring Valley (NY) Assisted Living...

A resident was killed and two firefighters were injured in a fire Tuesday at an assisted living facility in New York that prompted an evacuation.
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Austin (TX) Paramedic Kept a 98-Year-Old Patient Warm Through Transport

With an ambulance stuck in the snow, Austin paramedics had to resort to warming a 98-year-old patient in a utility vehicle.

Injury Patterns May Help Differentiate Between Accidents and Physical Abuse in Elderly Patients, Study...

Abuse victims are more likely than patients who fall to have injuries on the face, head and neck area, the study found.