Identifying risk of falls in stroke patients

Source: ProFaNE website

Follow this link for information

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


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: