RCT of effectiveness of intervention programs in preventing falls

Source: Journal of the American Medical Directors Association, 2012, 13(2), 188.e13-e21

Follow this link for the abstract

Date of publication: February 2012

Publication type: Systematic review

In a nutshell:  A systematic review and meta-analysis of RCTs examined the reported effectiveness of fall-prevention programs for older adults by reviewing RCTs from 2000 to 2009.  Results indicates that RCTs of fall-prevention programs are effective in overall reduction of fall rates.

Length of publication : 9 pages

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