Effects of the post fall index on device and equipment costs for falls prevention

Source: Innovation In Ageing

Follow this link for the abstract

Date of publication: November 2018, supp. 1, pps. 361-362

Publication type: Journal article

In a nutshell: Interventions for fall prevention must consider facility costs for purchasing durable medical equipment (DME), especially since items are expensive, possibly non- reimbursable or ineffective in falls prevention. The purpose of this study was to monetize the aggregate costs for DME used for fall care for one nursing home of elderly fallers pre- and post-intervention.

Length of publication: One page

Some important notes: Please contact your local NHS Library for the full text of the article. Follow this link to find your local NHS Library.

 

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