Source: Journal of the American Medical Directors Association, 2017, Vol 18, no 6, p. 552.e7-552.e17
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Date of publication: June 2017
Publication type: Journal article
In a nutshell: Femoral fractures are frequently consequences of falls in nursing homes and are associated with considerable costs and unfavorable outcomes such as immobility and mortality. The purpose of this study was to examine the long-term effectiveness of a multifactorial fall and fracture prevention program in nursing homes in terms of reducing femoral fractures.
Length of publication: 10 pages
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