Controlled clinical trial exploring the impact of a brief intervention for prevention of falls in an emergency department

16/06/2017

Source: Emergency Medicine Australasia 

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Date of publication: 23rd May 2017

Publication type: Journal article

In a nutshell: The aim of this article is to establish the effectiveness of a brief intervention to prevent falls in older patients presenting to the ED post-discharge.

Length of publication: 7 pages

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A cost-benefit analysis of three older adult fall prevention interventions

19/03/2015

Source: Journal of Safety Research, 2015, Vol 52 p. 65-70

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Date of publication: February 2015

Publication type: Journal article

In a nutshell: One in three people aged 65 or over falls annually and 20-30% of falls result in injury. This cost-benefit analysis looked into community-based fall interventions that were feasible, effective and provided a positive return on investment.

Length of publication: 5 pages

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