Guidelines for the prevention of falls in people over 65

Feder, Gene and Cryer, Colin and Donovan, Shiela and Carter, Yvonne (2000) Guidelines for the prevention of falls in people over 65. British Medical Journal, 321 (7267). pp. 1007-1011. (Full text available)

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Abstract

Older people frequently fall. This is a serious public health problem, with a substantial impact on health and healthcare costs. These guidelines translate trial evidence about prevention of falls into recommendations that can be implemented in different settings, with the aim of reducing the rate of falls and injurious falls in people over 65.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled keywords: older people, frequent falls,
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
R Medicine > RA Public aspects of medicine > RA0421 Public health. Hygiene. Preventive Medicine
R Medicine > RC Internal medicine > RC952 Geriatrics
Divisions: Faculties > Social Sciences > School of Social Policy Sociology and Social Research > Centre for Health Services Studies
Depositing User: Tony Rees
Date Deposited: 31 Aug 2010 10:41
Last Modified: 12 Jun 2014 13:08
Resource URI: http://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/24539 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
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