Characteristics of elderly fall patients with baseline mental status: high-risk features for intracranial injury

18/09/2014

Source: American Journal of Emergency Medicine

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Date of publication:  August 2014 vol. 32 iss. 8, pps 890–894

Publication type:  Journal article

In a nutshell: To describe the low-acuity elderly fall population and study which historical and clinical features predict traumatic intracranial injuries (ICIs).

Length of publication: 4 pages

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Survey: Falls Prevention in General Practice

18/09/2014

Source: Twitter

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Date of publication: September 2014

Publication type: Tweet (social media) leading to online survey

In a nutshell: This is an online survey through SurveyMonkey requesting information on how General Practitioners address falls prevention in their every day practice with older people.

Length of publication: 1 page


Exercise is an essential part of falls prevention

18/09/2014

Source: Physiospot

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Date of publication: Sept. 4th 2014

Publication type: News article

In a nutshell: Study on how exercise can significantly reduce falls in older adults.

Length of publication: one page


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18/09/2014

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