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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 ...
Background/Study context: Falls represent the leading cause of accidental deaths in the elderly. Sarcopenia is a geriatric syndrome defined as the loss of muscle mass and strength. However, the associ...
Falls in older persons are prevalent and costly for the individual and the health system. Falls prevention guidelines have been developed from best evidence to minimise falls in older persons.
Benzodiazepines and Z drugs (BZD/Z drugs) are commonly used for the treatment of insomnia and anxiety in older adults for long periods of time. Given the physiological and metabolic characteristics of...
Falls are the leading cause of emergency department (ED) visits for fatal and non-fatal injuries among adults 65 years old and older. We aimed to better understand the fall history, risk for further f...
Falls are the most common and expensive medical complication following stroke. Hypermetric reflexes have been suggested to impact post-stroke balance but no study has evaluated reflex amplitudes under...
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.