Effects of the FIT-HIP Intervention for Fear of Falling After Hip Fracture: a cluster-randomized controlled trial in geriatric rehabilitation

Source: Journal of the American Medical Directors Association 

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Date of publication: 8 May 2019

 Publication type: Journal article

In a nutshell: Fear of falling (FoF) is common after hip fracture and can impede functional recovery because of activity restriction. The Fear of falling InTervention in HIP fracture geriatric rehabilitation (FIT-HIP intervention) was designed to target FoF and consequently to improve mobility. The aim of this study was to evaluate the effect of the FIT-HIP intervention in patients with FoF in geriatric rehabilitation (GR) after hip fracture.

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