Source: Nursing Clinics of North America, 2017, Volume 52 no 3 p. 489-497
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Date of publication: September 2017
Publication type: Journal article
In a nutshell: Falls in older adults are the leading cause of injuries, and community-dwelling older adults should have an annual fall risk screening/assessment. This article looks at both clinical and community-based strategies from several different evidence-based programs to raise awareness in older adults in the community about falls, about increasing strength and balance, and to address the fear of falling.
Length of publication: 8 pages
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