Twinkling Christmas lights save a surprising fact. In Canada, installation of decorative lights of the many triggers fatal injuries due to falls. In a recent study, the scientists observed 40 patients were admitted to hospital because of injury while installing Christmas lights in the winter between the years 2002-2012. More than 12 percent of whom had to undergo long-term treatment, and even a 5 percent died of injuries suffered.
Almost all, exactly 95 percent of the patients were male with an average age of 55 years. Quoted by LiveScience, Thursday (12/24/2015), length of hospitalization due to injury an average of 16 days. Of all patients, 20 percent were treated in the intensive care unit (ICU), and 30 percent require surgery. Even one case requires a craniotomy, or differentiation to remove one of the bones of the skull to the brain visible.
The most common injuries occur in the installation of Christmas lights is trauma to the head and shoulders, diikutip with trauma to the spine and legs. Other injuries include trauma to the face, pelvis, scapula, and even the spleen. Cause of injury when installing Christmas lights are also diverse. About 65 percent of injury from falling from a ladder, while 30 percent fell from the ceiling.
Scientists also revealed 28 per cent of patients experienced complications after being treated for injuries in the installation of the Christmas lights. For example, 13 percent had pneumonia and 5 percent had sepsis infection. In addition, 18 percent of patients also require retaining spine when discharged from the hospital. In doing whatever is necessary prudence, not least when installing Christmas lights. Do not let the injury even in the midst of Christmas celebrations.