Chapter

Falls

Edited by Beverley Tabernacle, Marie Honey and Annette Jinks

in Oxford Handbook of Nursing Older People

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780199213283
Published online August 2010 | e-ISBN: 9780199597956 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199213283.003.0025

Series: Oxford Medical Handbooks

Falls

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Incidence of falls in older people - Fractured neck of femur - Risk factors - Fainting, blackouts, and unexplained falls - Assessment of risk - Reducing the risk of having a fall

Chapter.  2191 words. 

Subjects: Geriatric Medicine

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