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Falling wrinklies
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 Professor I B Pless
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Papers on the elderly are just as welcome as those on children and adolescents

In this issue, and again in the following one, we will include papers addressing one of the main injury problems of the elderly, falls. As a card-carrying “wrinkly” (the name our children disrespectfully use to address their aging parents), I fully understand the need for this emphasis. A few weeks ago I chased after a hat that had blown off my head and fell from a deck landing on my back. I emerged in pain but otherwise unscathed. At …

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