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To assess the risk of falls in hospitalized elderly people.
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Name: Revista gaucha de enfermagem
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Patients falls have a multifactorial character and typically have multiple causalities.
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Falls due to slipping or tripping which result in injury.
Adolescent hospitalized for short term care.
Child hospitalized for short term care.
Pathological processes of the VESTIBULAR LABYRINTH which contains part of the balancing apparatus. Patients with vestibular diseases show instability and are at risk of frequent falls.
Housing arrangements for the elderly or aged, intended to foster independent living. The housing may take the form of group homes or small apartments. It is available to the economically self-supporting but the concept includes housing for the elderly with some physical limitations. The concept should be differentiated from HOMES FOR THE AGED which is restricted to long-term geriatric facilities providing supervised medical and nursing services.