Acta Scientific Neurology (ASNE) (ISSN: 2582-1121)

Research Article Volume 6 Issue 3

Accidents in the Elderly with Emphasis on the Rural Elderly

Vahab Karamivand* and Aida Mohamadi

Master of Nursing Students, Studens Research Committe, Kermanshah University Medical of Sciences, Kermanshah, Iran

*Corresponding Author: Vahab Karamivand, Master of Nursing Students, Studens Research Committe, Kermanshah University Medical of Sciences, Kermanshah, Iran.

Received: September 29, 2022; Published: March 20, 2023

Abstract

Background: The elderly population is increasing in developing countries due to improved health status and life expectancy. Due to the increase in the phenomenon of aging and the statistics of the elderly population, there are still risks in the elderly.

Objective: The purpose of this research is to identify common accidents in the elderly in order to plan and reduce them.

Results: The findings of the reviewed studies show that contact with hot liquids, contact with sharp objects, falls, drug poisoning, suffocation, burns, falls and collisions with objects (impact) are common causes of accidents in the elderly.

Conclusion: It is necessary to take the necessary measures in the society to minimize the occurrence of accidents in the elderly, and also to emphasize the special conditions of the injured elderly in the training of relief and treatment groups and all the necessary considerations in dealing with this group. The victims of the accident should be given special attention.

Keywords: Accidents; Elderly; Rural

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Citation

Citation: Vahab Karamivand and Aida Mohamadi. “Accidents in the Elderly with Emphasis on the Rural Elderly". Acta Scientific Neurology 6.4 (2023): 46-50.

Copyright

Copyright: © 2023 Vahab Karamivand and Aida Mohamadi. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.




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