A concise reference for the most recent falls evidence

Source: Medicine, 2013, 41(3), p. 155-159

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Date of publication: March 2013

Publication type: Journal article

In a nutshell: Given that falls in older people are so common and can be devastating and processing patients who present with falls can be challenging for non-specialists, this article has been prepared as a reference guide covering medical competencies on falls. The emphasis is on the acute setting, and covers important areas such as epidemiology of falls, definition and classification, and other such topics. It includes the latest developments in falls prevention research.

Length of publication: 4 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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