How to survive an 11-storey fall

Emma L. Hartley*, Jonathan J. Morrison, David A.W. Ritchie

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Survival from a high fall is rarely possible. We report an unusual case of a patient who fell over 100 ft on to boggy ground and survived. A successful outcome was achieved by the use of aggressive blood product resuscitation and the early application of a pelvic fixator.

Original languageEnglish
JournalBMJ Case Reports
StatePublished - 21 Oct 2010
Externally publishedYes


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