professeur d’anglais aux IFSI de Nancy et Auteur de « Maîtriser l’anglais médical », Éd. Lamarre, 2012
In a nursing home, a resident nurse and a trainee nurse are discussing the causes, prevention and treatment of easy bruising in older adults.
Trainee: I noticed that elderly patients get frequently bruised. I was just wondering why?
Nurse: This is common with age. As one gets older, the skin becomes thinner and loses some of the protective fatty layer that helps cushion the blood vessels from injury. However,...