Source: BMJ, 2013, 346
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Date of publication: May 2013
Publication type: Journal article
In a nutshell: Fear of falling is found in many older people, and can include fear, anxiety, loss of confidence and impaired perception of ability to walk without falling. It can lead to avoidance of activity, isolation, increasing frailty and further risk of falls not due to physical impairment. This article looks into the ways of managing the fear of falling by researching the available evidence.
Length of publication: 1 page
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