Exploring the effectiveness of three falls prevention interventions

Source: BMJ, 2012, 345 p. 5114

Follow this link for abstract

Date of publication: August 2012

Publication type: Journal article

In a nutshell: Researchers explored the following interventions: group-based exercise, home hazard management and vision improvement, with a control of no intervention. Group-based exercise was found to be the most effective intervention, but falls were also reduced by combining one or both of the other two.

Length of publication: 2 pages

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