Trials of floors to reduce elderly falls injuries in wards

Source: Age and Ageing, 2013, 42 (5) p. 633-640

Follow this link for abstract

Date of publication: September 2013

Publication type: Journal article

In a nutshell: This English randomised controlled trial looked into fall injury rates for shock-absorbing flooring in wards for the elderly, as well as severity of injury, fall rate and adverse events. It also gives recommendations for future research.

Length of publication: 7 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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