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Falls and fall prevention

Margot Gosney, Adam Harper and Simon Conroy

in Oxford Desk Reference: Geriatric Medicine

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Published in print July 2012 | ISBN: 9780199592340
Published online October 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780191742330 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199592340.003.0018

Series: Oxford Desk Reference Series

Falls and fall prevention

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Prevalence of falls and injuries Dr Jennifer Thain and Professor Tahir Masud - Aetiology of falls Professor Tahir Masud and Dr Jennifer Thain - Investigation of falls Dr Jonathan Treml - Management of falls Dr Jonathan Treml - Falls in the cognitively impaired Dr Michael Vassallo - Falls in the care home population Dr Frances Healey - Fear of falling Professor Stephen R Lord and Dr Kim Delbaere

Chapter.  10634 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Geriatric Medicine

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