Cataract surgery for falls prevention and improving vision: modelling the health gain, health system costs and cost-effectiveness in a high-income country

22/08/2019

Source: Injury Prevention

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Date of publication: June 2019

 Publication type: Journal article

In a nutshell: The aim of this article is to estimate the health gain, health system costs and cost-effectiveness of cataract surgery when expedited as a falls prevention strategy (reducing the waiting time for surgery by 12 months) and as a routine procedure.

 Length of publication: 8 pages

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Is it possible to predict falls in older adults using gait kinematics?

21/09/2018

Source: Clinical Biomechanics

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Date of publication: November 2018,Vol. 59,  pps 15-18

 Publication type: Journal article

In a nutshell:  The aim of this study is to identify the ability that gait kinematic parameters present to predict fall in older adults.

 Length of publication: 3 pages

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