Risk of falls in hospitalized elderly people.

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Summary of "Risk of falls in hospitalized elderly people."

To assess the risk of falls in hospitalized elderly people.


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Name: Revista gaucha de enfermagem
ISSN: 1983-1447
Pages: e20180266


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Falls due to slipping or tripping which result in injury.

Adolescent hospitalized for short term care.

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