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Kenosha County Falls Prevention Study

2010-07-15 17:00:00 | BioPortfolio

Summary

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 reducing rate of falls. The purpose of this study was to test, in a randomized, controlled trial, the efficacy of this intermediate-intensity, individual, multifactorial model to reduce falls. It was hypothesized that more contacts would lead to greater adherence and efficacy in reducing falls.

Study Design

Allocation: Randomized, Control: Active Control, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Open Label, Primary Purpose: Treatment

Conditions

Accidental Falls

Intervention

UW Falls Prevention Program

Status

Completed

Source

University of Wisconsin, Madison

Results (where available)

View Results

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2010-07-15T17:00:00-0400

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