Published in Physician Law Weekly, October 1st, 2008
Because of Senator Mikulski's outstanding leadership as a co-sponsor of the Safety of Seniors Act, our nation now has a promising strategy for effective intervention against the increasing incidence of falls among older Americans. Given that falls are the leading cause of both fatal and nonfatal injuries among the elderly, and that fatalities from falls have increased by 39 percent in recent years, Mikulski's...
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