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Injuries due to falls as a result of uneven pavements.
  1. M T Hunt,
  2. M Chapman,
  3. G Lloyd
  1. Accident and Emergency Department, King's College Hospital, London.


    At least one person per day attending the A&E department at King's College Hospital has sustained injuries from uneven pavements. The injuries have a significant morbidity as well as mortality of 1%. A&E records can be a source of useful information to aid local authorities in identifying areas associated with these injuries in order to reduce their frequency and subsequent claims for compensation.

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