Recurrent falls in Parkinson’s disease after one year of follow-up

Source: Archives of Gerontology and Geriatrics, 2016, Vol 65 p. 17-24

Follow this link for the abstract

Date of publication: July-August 2016

Publication type: Journal article

In a nutshell: The aims of this study were to compare clinical and fall characteristics of single and recurrent falls among persons with PD and to evaluate factors associated with recurrent falls. People in the study were given a fall diary to write characteristics of the fall, and occurrence of falls was noted during one year. The results of this study could be used in selection of persons with PD to enrol in fall prevention programs.

Length of publication: 7 pages

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