Identifying risk of falls in stroke patients

Source: ProFaNE website

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Date of publication: May 2014

Publication type: News item

In a nutshell: This study compared a new assessment for classifying fallers and non-fallers, called the Stroke Assessment of Fall Risk, with a health system fall risk screening tool, the Fall Harm Risk Screen. The data show that an evidence-derived specific fall risk assessment may more accurately predict falling than a general screen, but additional refinement may be needed.

Length of publication: 1 page

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