Theoretical evidence is not producing practical falls prevention strategies

Source: Journal of Safety Research, 2011, 42(6), p.419-422

Follow this link for abstract

Date of publication: Dec 2011

Publication type: Journal article

In a nutshell: This is related to the previous post, highlighting the fact that there is plenty of evidence to help promote strategies to prevent falls in older adults, but these are not being translated into changes in public health practice. The gap between theoretical evidence and practical implementation therefore grows ever wider. Public health would greatly benefit from narrowing this gap.

Length of publication: 3 pages

Some important notes: Please contact your local NHS Library for the full text of the article. Follow this link to find your local NHS Library

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