Hospitals trial shock absorbent flooring

Source: BBC News Hampshire & Isle of Wight

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Date of publication: 9 November 2010

Publication type: News story

In a nutshell: Hospitals at York and Ellesmere Port are currently trialling shock absobent flooring as part of a study being conducted by The University of Portsmouth to determine its effectiveness in preventing fall related injuries among elderly in-patients. The study forms part of the Hip-hop project (Helping Injury Prevention in Hospitalised Older People) jointly funded by the Dunhill Medical Trust and the National Osteoporosis Society.

Length of publication: 1 web page

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