• Repeated Fractures & Injuries Indicate Elder Abuse

    One year ago - By Active Beat

    Older people, especially those with Alzheimer's and Dementia, are prone to fractures and injuries due to falls.
    However, researchers at the University Health Network in Toronto, have uncovered a disturbing trend in broken bones and bruises in senior radiology patients that signal elder abuse.
    “There's a typical distribution of injuries...around the eyes and to the teeth...seen radiologically in elderly patients who are beaten,” says Dr. Kieran Murphy, a Radiologist at Toronto's University Health Network.
    After reviewing international medical literature and Ontario coroners' reports from...
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