Risk factors associated with falls in older adults with dementia: a systematic review

Source: Physiotherapy Canada

Follow this link for the abstract

Date of publication: October 2016

 Publication type: Journal Article

In a nutshell: People with dementia fall more often than cognitively healthy older adults, but their risk factors are not well understood. A review is needed to determine a fall risk profile for this population. The objective was to critically evaluate the literature and identify the factors associated with fall risk in older adults with dementia.

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