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Published on BioPortfolio: 2017-11-20T03:45:11-0500
Accidental falls represents an elderly very important health problem, both in the community and within the hospital. The aim of this research project is to evaluate the effectiveness of ac...
Intensive falls prevention programs have been shown to be effective in reducing falls; however, a number of practical programs, based in community setting have not been successful at reduc...
This study's main aim is to compare the effect of a modified FaME vs. a multisensory balance exercise programme on falls risk, balance confidence and quality of life in older adults who fa...
Falls are one of the most common reasons for immobilisation and death in elderly population. This study aims at studying falls among a group of older people. The aim is to study the relati...
This is a pilot study to assess whether balance training with the Nintendo® Wii is comparable to a physiotherapist−led falls group in terms of improvement in balance. The acceptability ...
Accidental poisonongs are an important cause of morbidity and even mortality, especially in young children.We performed a retrospective observational study on a group of children admitted at the Regio...
To determine whether visual field (VF) damage or other factors confer a similar risk of falling when falls are ascertained as a rate over time (falls/year) as when ascertained over activity (falls/ste...
Falls are often reported by individuals with knee osteoarthritis (OA). Despite the increasing number of falls, the contributors underlying the occurrence of falls in individuals with knee OA are poorl...
Prior research in falls risk prediction often relies on qualitative and/or clinical methods. There are two challenges with these methods. First, qualitative methods typically use falls history to dete...
This quality improvement project describes 22 OR patient falls reported in the Veterans Health Administration between January 2010 and February 2016. Most (n = 15; 68%) involved patient falls from the...
Falls due to slipping or tripping which result in injury.
Metals that constitute group 1(formerly group Ia) of the periodic table. They are the most strongly electropositive of the metals. Note that HYDROGEN is not considered an alkali metal even though it falls under the group 1 heading in the periodic table.
1976 accidental release of DIOXINS from a manufacturing facility in Seveso, ITALY following an equipment failure.
1984 accident in Bhopal, INDIA at a PESTICIDES facility, resulting when WATER entered a storage tank containing ISOCYANATES. The following accidental chemical release and uncontrolled reaction resulted in several thousand deaths.
Pathological or accidental introduction of air into the retroperitoneal space.