Infectious diseases increase the risk of injuries among seniors

To such conclusion scientists from the USA as part of the study. They analyzed information on patients admitted to casualty departments of hospitals from 2000 to 2014.

40% of all older people, falling almost out of the blue, doctors found a variety of infectious diseases. Perhaps they were the cause of the fall. Among common infections – diseases of the respiratory system, blood system and urinary tract infections. Scientists suggest that the bacteria and viruses living in the body, can impair coordination and cause injury.

It is interesting and different. The majority of people in the hospital, did not know about the presence of chronic or acute form of infection.

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