Characteristics of falls and recurrent falls in residents of an aging in place community: A case-control study.

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Summary of "Characteristics of falls and recurrent falls in residents of an aging in place community: A case-control study."

Falls and fall-related injuries remain an ongoing and serious health problem in older adults. Many clinical and environmental factors have been implicated in falls and recurrent falls, including sleep disturbances, sensory deficits, balance problems, incontinence, comorbid conditions, and certain categories of medications. We undertook this study to determine if there was an association between these factors and falls or recurrent falls in older adult residents of an aging in place community.


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Name: Applied nursing research : ANR
ISSN: 1532-8201
Pages: 151190


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