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241. Cost-effectiveness of a day hospital falls prevention programme for screened community-dwelling older people at high risk of falls

Cost-effectiveness of a day hospital falls prevention programme for screened community-dwelling older people at high risk of falls Untitled Document The CRD Databases will not be available from 08:00 BST on Friday 4th October until 08:00 BST on Monday 7th October for essential maintenance. We apologise for any inconvenience.

2010 NHS Economic Evaluation Database.

242. Systematic review and meta-analysis: Community-dwelling older adults with balance impairment show a moderate increase in fall risk, although further research is required to refine how balance measurement can be used in clinical practice Full Text available with Trip Pro

Systematic review and meta-analysis: Community-dwelling older adults with balance impairment show a moderate increase in fall risk, although further research is required to refine how balance measurement can be used in clinical practice Community-dwelling older adults with balance impairment show a moderate increase in fall risk, although further research is required to refine how balance measurement can be used in clinical practice | Evidence-Based Nursing We use cookies to improve our service (...) name or password? You are here Community-dwelling older adults with balance impairment show a moderate increase in fall risk, although further research is required to refine how balance measurement can be used in clinical practice Article Text Aetiology Systematic review and meta-analysis Community-dwelling older adults with balance impairment show a moderate increase in fall risk, although further research is required to refine how balance measurement can be used in clinical practice Lillemor

2010 Evidence-Based Nursing

243. Randomised controlled trial: Compared to a general wellness programme, an 18-month exercise programme for older women improves bone mineral density and fall risk but has similar improvements in predicted coronary heart disease risk

Randomised controlled trial: Compared to a general wellness programme, an 18-month exercise programme for older women improves bone mineral density and fall risk but has similar improvements in predicted coronary heart disease risk Compared to a general wellness programme, an 18-month exercise programme for older women improves bone mineral density and fall risk but has similar improvements in predicted coronary heart disease risk | Evidence-Based Nursing We use cookies to improve our service (...) name or password? You are here Compared to a general wellness programme, an 18-month exercise programme for older women improves bone mineral density and fall risk but has similar improvements in predicted coronary heart disease risk Article Text Treatment Randomised controlled trial Compared to a general wellness programme, an 18-month exercise programme for older women improves bone mineral density and fall risk but has similar improvements in predicted coronary heart disease risk Graeme Jones

2010 Evidence-Based Nursing

244. Randomised controlled trial: In older patients with hip fracture, extended physiotherapy reduces falls compared with standard physiotherapy, and high dose cholecalciferol reduces hospital readmissions compared with lower dose

Randomised controlled trial: In older patients with hip fracture, extended physiotherapy reduces falls compared with standard physiotherapy, and high dose cholecalciferol reduces hospital readmissions compared with lower dose In older patients with hip fracture, extended physiotherapy reduces falls compared with standard physiotherapy, and high dose cholecalciferol reduces hospital readmissions compared with lower dose | BMJ Evidence-Based Medicine We use cookies to improve our service (...) name or password? You are here In older patients with hip fracture, extended physiotherapy reduces falls compared with standard physiotherapy, and high dose cholecalciferol reduces hospital readmissions compared with lower dose Article Text Therapeutics Randomised controlled trial In older patients with hip fracture, extended physiotherapy reduces falls compared with standard physiotherapy, and high dose cholecalciferol reduces hospital readmissions compared with lower dose Kerrie M Sanders

2010 Evidence-Based Medicine

245. Randomised controlled trial: Use of a project nurse to encourage evidence-based falls injury prevention strategies did not reduce falls or fall injuries over 17 months in residential aged care facilities in Australia Full Text available with Trip Pro

Randomised controlled trial: Use of a project nurse to encourage evidence-based falls injury prevention strategies did not reduce falls or fall injuries over 17 months in residential aged care facilities in Australia Use of a project nurse to encourage evidence-based falls injury prevention strategies did not reduce falls or fall injuries over 17 months in residential aged care facilities in Australia | Evidence-Based Nursing We use cookies to improve our service and to tailor our content (...) are here Use of a project nurse to encourage evidence-based falls injury prevention strategies did not reduce falls or fall injuries over 17 months in residential aged care facilities in Australia Article Text Therapeutics Randomised controlled trial Use of a project nurse to encourage evidence-based falls injury prevention strategies did not reduce falls or fall injuries over 17 months in residential aged care facilities in Australia Ngaire Kerse Statistics from Altmetric.com Commentary on: Ward JA

2010 Evidence-Based Nursing

246. Randomised controlled trial: Administration of annual oral high-dose vitamin D to community dwelling older women in autumn and winter months increases risk of falls and fractures Full Text available with Trip Pro

Randomised controlled trial: Administration of annual oral high-dose vitamin D to community dwelling older women in autumn and winter months increases risk of falls and fractures Administration of annual oral high-dose vitamin D to community dwelling older women in autumn and winter months increases risk of falls and fractures | Evidence-Based Nursing We use cookies to improve our service and to tailor our content and advertising to you. You can manage your cookie settings via your browser (...) dwelling older women in autumn and winter months increases risk of falls and fractures Article Text Therapeutics Randomised controlled trial Administration of annual oral high-dose vitamin D to community dwelling older women in autumn and winter months increases risk of falls and fractures Free Cathy R Kessenich Statistics from Altmetric.com Commentary on: Sanders KM , Stuart AL , Williamson EJ , et al . Annual high-dose oral vitamin D and falls and fractures in older women: a randomized controlled

2010 Evidence-Based Nursing

247. Evaluating the cost-effectiveness of fall prevention programs that reduce fall-related hip fractures in older adults

Evaluating the cost-effectiveness of fall prevention programs that reduce fall-related hip fractures in older adults Evaluating the cost-effectiveness of fall prevention programs that reduce fall-related hip fractures in older adults Evaluating the cost-effectiveness of fall prevention programs that reduce fall-related hip fractures in older adults Frick KD, Kung JY, Parrish JM, Narrett MJ Record Status This is a critical abstract of an economic evaluation that meets the criteria for inclusion (...) on NHS EED. Each abstract contains a brief summary of the methods, the results and conclusions followed by a detailed critical assessment on the reliability of the study and the conclusions drawn. CRD summary This study evaluated the cost-effectiveness of fall-prevention programmes for older adults. Home modifications were the most cost-effective intervention for fall prevention, if medical management and Tai Chi were assumed to be hard to sustain for this population. The cost-effectiveness analysis

2010 NHS Economic Evaluation Database.

248. Reducing risk of falling in older people discharged from hospital: a randomized controlled trial comparing seated exercises, weight-bearing exercises, and social visits (Abstract)

Reducing risk of falling in older people discharged from hospital: a randomized controlled trial comparing seated exercises, weight-bearing exercises, and social visits To compare the efficacy of seated exercises and weight-bearing (WB) exercises with social visits on fall risk factors in older people recently discharged from hospital.Twelve-week randomized, controlled trial.Home-based exercises.Subjects (N=180) aged 65 and older, recently discharged from hospital.Seated exercises (n=60), WB (...) exercises (n=60), and social visits (n=60).Primary outcome factors were Physiological Profile Assessment (PPA) fall risk score, and balance while standing (Coordinated Stability and Maximal Balance Range tests). Secondary outcomes included the component parts of the PPA and other physical and psychosocial measures.Subjects were tested at baseline and at completion of the intervention period. After 12 weeks of interventions, subjects in the WB exercise group had significantly better performance than

2009 EvidenceUpdates Controlled trial quality: uncertain

249. Fall management guideline.

Fall management guideline. Guidelines and Measures | Agency for Healthcare Research & Quality HHS.gov Search ahrq.gov Search ahrq.gov Menu Topics A - Z Healthcare Delivery Latest available findings on quality of and access to health care Searchable database of AHRQ Grants, Working Papers & HHS Recovery Act Projects AHRQ Projects funded by the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Trust Fund You are here Guidelines and Measures Funding for the National Guideline Clearinghouse (NGC) has ended. Learn

2009 Publication 1319

250. Comparison of a fall risk assessment tool with nurses` judgement alone: a cluster-randomised controlled trial Full Text available with Trip Pro

Comparison of a fall risk assessment tool with nurses` judgement alone: a cluster-randomised controlled trial the impact of fall risk assessment tools on clinical endpoints is unknown.we compared a standardised fall risk assessment tool alongside nurses' clinical judgement with nurses' judgement alone.a 12-month cluster-randomised controlled trial.nursing homes in Hamburg (29 per study group).1,125 residents (n = 574 intervention group, IG; n = 551 control group, CG).all homes received (...) structured information on fall prevention before randomisation. The IG monthly administered the Downton Index, and the CG did not use a tool. Measurements were number of participants with at least one fall, falls, fall-related injuries and medical attention, fall preventive measures, physical restraints.the mean follow-up was 10.8 +/- 2.9 months in both groups: 105 (IG) and 114 (CG) residents died or moved away. There was no difference between the groups concerning the number of residents with at least

2009 EvidenceUpdates Controlled trial quality: predicted high

251. WITHDRAWN: Interventions for preventing falls in elderly people. (Abstract)

WITHDRAWN: Interventions for preventing falls in elderly people. Approximately 30 per cent of people over 65 years of age and living in the community fall each year; the number is higher in institutions. Although less than one fall in 10 results in a fracture, a fifth of fall incidents require medical attention.To assess the effects of interventions designed to reduce the incidence of falls in elderly people (living in the community, or in institutional or hospital care).We searched (...) with researchers in the field.Randomised trials of interventions designed to minimise the effect of, or exposure to, risk factors for falling in elderly people. Main outcomes of interest were the number of fallers, or falls. Trials reporting only intermediate outcomes were excluded.Two reviewers independently assessed trial quality and extracted data. Data were pooled using the fixed effect model where appropriate.Sixty two trials involving 21,668 people were included.Interventions likely

2009 Cochrane

252. Screening the risk of falls: a general or a specific instrument? (Abstract)

Screening the risk of falls: a general or a specific instrument? The aim of this study is to investigate if a general instrument (Care Dependency Scale; CDS) has the same sensitivity and specificity as a specific instrument (Hendrich Fall Risk Model; HFRM) in a screening for fall risks.Falls of older patients are a common problem in hospitals. Apart from falls risk, nurses have to use many assessment tools to detect the patients' different care problems. To decrease the workload it would (...) be helpful to have a general instrument used as a first screening for possible risks for different healthcare problems, such as falls, instead of specific risk instruments for each individual healthcare problem.A prospective design was used by measuring each patient upon admission and by registering all falls during their hospital stay.The sample consisted of 560 patients of a geriatric hospital in Germany. All of whom gave their informed consent to participate in the study. Nurses filled in the CDS

2009 EvidenceUpdates

253. A Comparison of Frailty Indexes for the Prediction of Falls, Disability, Fractures, and Mortality in Older Men Full Text available with Trip Pro

A Comparison of Frailty Indexes for the Prediction of Falls, Disability, Fractures, and Mortality in Older Men To compare the validity of a parsimonious frailty index (components: weight loss, inability to rise from a chair, and poor energy (Study of Osteoporotic Fractures (SOF) index)) with that of the more complex Cardiovascular Health Study (CHS) index (components: unintentional weight loss, low grip strength, poor energy, slowness, and low physical activity) for prediction of adverse (...) outcomes in older men.Prospective cohort study.Six U.S. centers.Three thousand one hundred thirty-two men aged 67 and older.Frailty status categorized as robust, intermediate stage, or frail using the SOF index and criteria similar to those used in CHS index. Falls were reported three times for 1 year. Disability (>or=1 new impairments in performing instrumental activities of daily living) ascertained at 1 year. Fractures and deaths ascertained during 3 years of follow-up. Analysis of area under

2009 EvidenceUpdates

254. Preventing falls and harm from falls in older people - best practice guidelines for Australian residential aged care facilities

Preventing falls and harm from falls in older people - best practice guidelines for Australian residential aged care facilities Preventing Falls and Harm From Falls in Older People Best Practice Guidelines for Australian Residential Aged Care Facilities 2009 ISBN: 978-0-9806298-2-8 © Commonwealth of Australia 2009 This work is copyright. It may be reproduced in whole or part for study or training purposes subject to the inclusion of an acknowledgment of the source. Reproduction for purposes (...) Care on telephone: +61 2 9263 3633 or email to: mail@safetyandquality.gov.au. Other resources available from http://www.safetyandquality.gov.au: • Preventing Falls and Harm From Falls in Older People: Best Practice Guidelines for Australian Community Care 2009 • Guidebook to Preventing Falls and Harm From Falls in Older People: Best Practice Guidelines for Australian Community Care 2009 • Preventing Falls and Harm From Falls in Older People: Best Practice Guidelines for Australian Hospitals 2009

2009 Clinical Practice Guidelines Portal

255. Preventing falls and harm from falls in older people - best practice guidelines for Australian hospitals

Preventing falls and harm from falls in older people - best practice guidelines for Australian hospitals Preventing Falls and Harm From Falls in Older People Best Practice Guidelines for Australian Hospitals 2009 © Commonwealth of Australia 2009 ISBN: 978-0-9806298-1-1 This work is copyright. It may be reproduced in whole or part for study or training purposes subject to the inclusion of an acknowledgment of the source. Reproduction for purposes other than those indicated above requires (...) @safetyandquality.gov.au. Other resources available from http://www.safetyandquality.gov.au: • Preventing Falls and Harm From Falls in Older People: Best Practice Guidelines for Australian Community Care 2009 • Guidebook for Preventing Falls and Harm From Falls in Older People: Australian Community Care 2009 • Guidebook for Preventing Falls and Harm From Falls in Older People: Australian Hospitals 2009 • Preventing Falls and Harm From Falls in Older People: Best Practice Guidelines for Australian Residential Aged Care

2009 Clinical Practice Guidelines Portal

256. Review: exercise programmes prevent falls in elderly people

Review: exercise programmes prevent falls in elderly people Review: exercise programmes prevent falls in elderly people | BMJ Evidence-Based Medicine We use cookies to improve our service and to tailor our content and advertising to you. You can manage your cookie settings via your browser at any time. To learn more about how we use cookies, please see our . Log in using your username and password For personal accounts OR managers of institutional accounts Username * Password * your user name (...) or password? Search for this keyword Search for this keyword Main menu Log in using your username and password For personal accounts OR managers of institutional accounts Username * Password * your user name or password? You are here Review: exercise programmes prevent falls in elderly people Article Text Therapeutics Review: exercise programmes prevent falls in elderly people Statistics from Altmetric.com QUESTIONS Do exercise programmes prevent falls in elderly people? What are the most important

2009 Evidence-Based Medicine

257. Quality of life as an outcome of fall prevention interventions among the aged: a systematic review

Quality of life as an outcome of fall prevention interventions among the aged: a systematic review Untitled Document The CRD Databases will not be available from 08:00 BST on Friday 4th October until 08:00 BST on Monday 7th October for essential maintenance. We apologise for any inconvenience.

2009 DARE.

258. A systematic review of the effectiveness of tai chi on fall reduction among the elderly

A systematic review of the effectiveness of tai chi on fall reduction among the elderly Untitled Document The CRD Databases will not be available from 08:00 BST on Friday 4th October until 08:00 BST on Monday 7th October for essential maintenance. We apologise for any inconvenience.

2009 DARE.

259. NSAIDs and the risk of accidental falls in the elderly: a systematic review

NSAIDs and the risk of accidental falls in the elderly: a systematic review NSAIDs and the risk of accidental falls in the elderly: a systematic review NSAIDs and the risk of accidental falls in the elderly: a systematic review Hegeman J, van den Bemt BJ, Duysens J, van Limbeek J CRD summary This review concluded that an increased risk of falls was probable when elderly individuals were exposed to NSAIDs. The lack of controlled trials and the likelihood of recall bias were important limitations (...) of the review and made it difficult to verify results, but the authors' conclusions appeared to reflect the evidence presented. Authors' objectives To investigate the risk of accidental falls due to NSAID use in elderly people. Searching Published trials were identified through a search of PubMed, EMBASE, Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, Excerpta Medica, Current Contents and Science Citation Index from 1966 to March 2008. Articles were required to be in English, German or Dutch. Reference lists

2009 DARE.

260. Interventions to reduce the incidence of falls in older adult patients in acute-care hospitals: a systematic review

Interventions to reduce the incidence of falls in older adult patients in acute-care hospitals: a systematic review Untitled Document The CRD Databases will not be available from 08:00 BST on Friday 4th October until 08:00 BST on Monday 7th October for essential maintenance. We apologise for any inconvenience.

2009 DARE.