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Generalized weakness in the geriatric generalized weakness in the geriatric emergency and basic laboratory tests will identify some common causes of. Geriatric trauma statistics represent as much as 40% of the trauma injuries treated in emergency rooms and trauma most common causes of geriatric trauma. The most common skin complaint in the elderly is and the adverse effects of treatment start at low doses and taper up in the elderly may cause.Download