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141. Fall risk assessment in adult patients: comparative evidence and guidelines

Fall risk assessment in adult patients: comparative evidence and guidelines Fall risk assessment in adult patients: comparative evidence and guidelines Fall risk assessment in adult patients: comparative evidence and guidelines CADTH Record Status This is a bibliographic record of a published health technology assessment from a member of INAHTA. No evaluation of the quality of this assessment has been made for the HTA database. Citation CADTH. Fall risk assessment in adult patients: comparative (...) evidence and guidelines. Ottawa: Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health (CADTH). Rapid Response - Reference List. 2014 Authors' conclusions Six systematic reviews or meta-analyses, 15 non-randomized studies, and five evidence-based guidelines were identified regarding fall risk assessment scales for use in adult patients in acute inpatient care, long-term care, or community settings. Final publication URL Indexing Status Subject indexing assigned by CRD MeSH Accidental Fallss; Risk

2014 Health Technology Assessment (HTA) Database.

142. Oral nutrition intake for the prevention of falls in older adults: clinical effectiveness and guidelines

Oral nutrition intake for the prevention of falls in older adults: clinical effectiveness and guidelines Oral nutrition intake for the prevention of falls in older adults: clinical effectiveness and guidelines Oral nutrition intake for the prevention of falls in older adults: clinical effectiveness and guidelines CADTH Record Status This is a bibliographic record of a published health technology assessment from a member of INAHTA. No evaluation of the quality of this assessment has been made (...) for the HTA database. Citation CADTH. Oral nutrition intake for the prevention of falls in older adults: clinical effectiveness and guidelines. Ottawa: Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health (CADTH). Rapid Response - Reference List. 2014 Authors' conclusions One health technology assessment, 12 systematic reviews, seven randomized controlled trials, 15 non-randomized studies and seven guidelines were identified regarding oral nutrition intake for the prevention of falls in older adults

2014 Health Technology Assessment (HTA) Database.

143. Fall prevention strategies for adults in outpatient programs: clinical evidence and guidelines

Fall prevention strategies for adults in outpatient programs: clinical evidence and guidelines Fall prevention strategies for adults in outpatient programs: clinical evidence and guidelines Fall prevention strategies for adults in outpatient programs: clinical evidence and guidelines CADTH Record Status This is a bibliographic record of a published health technology assessment from a member of INAHTA. No evaluation of the quality of this assessment has been made for the HTA database. Citation (...) CADTH. Fall prevention strategies for adults in outpatient programs: clinical evidence and guidelines. Ottawa: Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health (CADTH). Rapid Response - Summary of Abstracts. 2014 Authors' conclusions Three non-randomized studies were identified regarding fall prevention strategies for adults in outpatient programs. Final publication URL Indexing Status Subject indexing assigned by CRD MeSH Accident Prevention; Accidental Fallss; Outpatients Language Published

2014 Health Technology Assessment (HTA) Database.

144. Reactive stepping behaviour in response to forward loss of balance predicts future falls in community-dwelling older adults Full Text available with Trip Pro

Reactive stepping behaviour in response to forward loss of balance predicts future falls in community-dwelling older adults a fall occurs when an individual experiences a loss of balance from which they are unable to recover. Assessment of balance recovery ability in older adults may therefore help to identify individuals at risk of falls. The purpose of this 12-month prospective study was to assess whether the ability to recover from a forward loss of balance with a single step across a range (...) of lean magnitudes was predictive of falls.two hundred and one community-dwelling older adults, aged 65-90 years, underwent baseline testing of sensori-motor function and balance recovery ability followed by 12-month prospective falls evaluation. Balance recovery ability was defined by whether participants required either single or multiple steps to recover from forward loss of balance from three lean magnitudes, as well as the maximum lean magnitude participants could recover from with a single

2014 EvidenceUpdates

145. Fall Prevention Strategies for Adults in Outpatient Programs

Fall Prevention Strategies for Adults in Outpatient Programs TITLE: Fall Prevention Strategies for Adults in Outpatient Programs: Clinical Evidence and Guidelines DATE: 5 May 2014 RESEARCH QUESTIONS 1. What is the clinical evidence regarding fall prevention strategies for adults in outpatient programs? 2. What are the evidence-based guidelines regarding fall prevention strategies for adults in outpatient programs? KEY MESSAGE Three non-randomized studies were identified regarding fall (...) -randomized studies were identified regarding fall prevention strategies for adults in outpatient programs. No relevant health technology assessments, systematic reviews, meta- analyses, randomized controlled trials, or evidence-based guidelines were identified. Additional references of potential interest are provided in the appendix. OVERALL SUMMARY OF FINDINGS Two non-randomized studies were identified examining the use of Tai Chi for fall prevention in patients with type 2 diabetes 1 and chronic stroke

2014 Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health - Rapid Review

146. Hip protectors: can they help break your fall and not your hip?

Hip protectors: can they help break your fall and not your hip? Hip protectors: can they help break your fall and not your hip? - Evidently Cochrane Search and hit Go By April 17, 2014 // My Mum is a faller and always has been. One of my earliest memories is of walking with her when she suddenly sprawled onto the pavement. I was horrified, but the only injuries were to her tights, her dignity and my belief that she was invulnerable. Years later, a fall headlong into deep sand on a lovely Tuscan (...) beach left her unable to get up until a bemused holidaymaker, gazing after our retreating backs as we trooped ahead with our beach paraphernalia, came to her rescue. The first we knew of it was when she caught us up, covered in sand and helpless with laughter. Her most recent fall, in her mid-seventies, resulted in a broken hip. How about wearing hip protectors? Copyright: www.agingcare.com With falls more likely and the chance of injury higher, would it be a smart move for my Mum, and other older

2014 Evidently Cochrane

147. Oral Nutrition Intake for the Prevention of Falls in Older Adults

Oral Nutrition Intake for the Prevention of Falls in Older Adults Title: Oral Nutrition Intake for the Prevention of Falls in Older Adults: Clinical Effectiveness and Guidelines DATE: 31 March 2014 RESEARCH QUESTION 1. What is the clinical effectiveness of oral nutritional intake (Vitamins D or B12, protein, or hydration) for the prevention of falls in adults over 65 years of age? 2. What is the clinical evidence regarding the association between malnutrition and falls in adults over 65 years (...) of age? 3. What are the evidence-based guidelines regarding the use of oral nutritional intake (Vitamins D or B12, protein, or hydration), or management of malnutrition for the prevention of falls in adults over 65 years of age? KEY MESSAGE One health technology assessment, 12 systematic reviews, seven randomized controlled trials, 15 non-randomized studies and seven guidelines were identified regarding oral nutrition intake for the prevention of falls in older adults. METHODS A limited literature

2014 Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health - Rapid Review

148. Fall Risk Assessment in Adult Patients

Fall Risk Assessment in Adult Patients TITLE: Fall Risk Assessment in Adult Patients: Comparative Evidence and Guidelines DATE: 27 February 2014 RESEARCH QUESTIONS 1. What is the comparative effectiveness of validated fall risk assessment scales for use in adult patients in acute care, inpatient settings? 2. What is the comparative effectiveness of validated fall risk assessment scales for use in adult patients in long-term care settings? 3. What is the comparative effectiveness of validated (...) fall risk assessment scales for use in adult patients in community care settings? 4. What are the evidence-based guidelines regarding the use of validated fall risk assessment scales for the use in adult patients in acute care, inpatient, long-term care, and community settings? KEY MESSAGE Six systematic reviews or meta-analyses, 15 non-randomized studies, and five evidence-based guidelines were identified regarding fall risk assessment scales for use in adult patients in acute inpatient care, long

2014 Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health - Rapid Review

149. Fall Prevention for Seniors in Institutional Healthcare Settings

Fall Prevention for Seniors in Institutional Healthcare Settings Fall Prevention for Seniors in Institutional Healthcare Settings | Newfoundland & Labrador Centre for Applied Health Research | Memorial University of Newfoundland Search: Search Jump to Log in Login Fall Prevention for Seniors in Institutional Healthcare Settings The Research Question: “What interventions are most effective in preventing falls and fall-related fractures among older adults in institutional healthcare settings (...) ?” Background In the fall of 2012, Newfoundland and Labrador’s Department of Health and Community Services (DHCS) and its four Regional Health Authorities (RHAs) formally asked the Contextualized Health Research Synthesis Program (CHRSP) to identify and evaluate the best available research-based evidence on fall prevention for older adults in institutional healthcare settings, such as hospitals and residential care facilities. Though this research topic was initially suggested by authorities at Western

2014 Newfoundland and Labrador Centre for Health Information

150. Belsomra (suvorexant) - To treat difficulty in falling and staying asleep (insomnia)

Belsomra (suvorexant) - To treat difficulty in falling and staying asleep (insomnia) Drug Approval Package: Brand Name (Generic Name) NDA # Drug Approval Package U.S. Food & Drug Administration Search FDA Drug Approval Package - Belsomra (suvorexant, MK-4305) Oral Tablets Company: Merck & Co., Inc. Application No.: 204569 Approval Date: 8/13/2014 Persons with disabilities having problems accessing the PDF files below may call (301) 796-3634 for assistance. (PDF) (PDF) (PDF) (PDF) (PDF) (PDF

2014 FDA - Drug Approval Package

151. American Geriatrics Society Consensus Statement: Vitamin D for Prevention of Falls and their Consequences in Older Adults

American Geriatrics Society Consensus Statement: Vitamin D for Prevention of Falls and their Consequences in Older Adults American Geriatrics Society Consensus: Vitamin D for Prevention of Falls and their Consequences in Older Adults Logging In... × Welcome to GeriatricsCareOnline! AGS or ADGAP MEMBER Attention AGS Members! As an AGS Member, you already have an account automatically set up on GeriatricsCareOnline.org. Your username and password are the same that you use to log onto MyAGS (...) for Prevention of Falls and their Consequences in Older Adults Enter PIN * × PIN Subscriprion Subscription is completed successfully. Click OK button to go to MyLibrary page. Product Type : Guidelines, Recommendations & Position Statements Language : English Publisher : American Geriatrics Society Year of publication : 2013-2014 Status : In-active DESCRIPTION Disclaimer These recommendations published by The American Geriatrics Society (AGS) incorporate data obtained from a literature review of the most

2014 American Geriatrics Society

152. Circumstances and outcomes of falls among high risk community-dwelling older adults. Full Text available with Trip Pro

Circumstances and outcomes of falls among high risk community-dwelling older adults. For older adults, falls threaten their health, independence, and quality of life. Knowing the circumstances surrounding falls is essential for understanding how behavioral and environmental factors interact in fall events. It is also important for developing and implementing interventions that are effective and acceptable to older adults. This study investigated the circumstances and injury outcomes of falls (...) among community-dwelling older adults at high risk of falling.In this secondary analysis, we examined the circumstances and outcomes of falls experienced by 328 participants in the Dane County (Wisconsin) Safety Assessment for Elders (SAFE) Research Study. SAFE was a randomized controlled trial of a community-based multifactorial falls intervention for older adults at high risk for falls, conducted from October 2002 to December 2007. Participants were community-dwelling adults aged ≥65 years who

2014 Injury epidemiology Controlled trial quality: uncertain

153. Exercises for falls prevention

Exercises for falls prevention RACGP - Exercises for falls prevention Search Become a student member today for free and be part of the RACGP community A career in general practice Starting the GP journey Enrolments for the 2019.1 OSCE FRACGP exams closing 29 March 2019 Fellowship FRACGP exams Research Practice Experience Program is a self-directed education program designed to support non vocationally registered doctors on their pathway to RACGP Fellowship Fellowship International graduates (...) Media Releases 2013 Media Releases 2012 Media Releases Search Exercises for falls prevention Exercises for falls prevention Introduction About 30% of people in the community over age 65 years fall annually, and this increases with age and around 10% of falls in those over age 65 years result in a fracture. Intervention Multiple-component exercise programs with a focus on balance retraining and muscle strengthening. Indication Adults over age 60 years living in the community who are at risk of falls

2014 Handbook of Non-Drug interventions (HANDI)

154. Systematic review and meta-analysis: Exercise-based fall prevention programmes decrease fall-related injuries Full Text available with Trip Pro

Systematic review and meta-analysis: Exercise-based fall prevention programmes decrease fall-related injuries Exercise-based fall prevention programmes decrease fall-related injuries | 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 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 Exercise-based fall prevention programmes decrease fall-related injuries Article Text Care of the older person Systematic review and meta-analysis Exercise-based fall prevention programmes decrease fall-related

2014 Evidence-Based Nursing

155. ED Prevention of Geriatric Falls

ED Prevention of Geriatric Falls Emergency Medicine > Journal Club > Archive > November 2014 Toggle navigation November 2014 ED Prevention of Geriatric Falls Vignette Mrs. C., an 86-year old female, presents to your academic emergency department (ED) via ambulance after an accidental fall at home. She is a recent widower and lives alone, but she reports that she has two adult “children” that live nearby and check on her every day either in-person or by telephone. About 12-hours prior to ED (...) presentation today she was walking to the bathroom from her bedroom when she tripped over something and fell onto her left side. She notes left wrist and left hip pain, but denies loss of consciousness, headache, chest pain, dyspnea, abdominal pain, or focal weakness. She was unable to lift herself off the floor last night and was found by one of her grandchildren in the morning. EMS reports a well-kept home without any obvious cause for her fall. Her vitals are BP 160/85, P 60, RR 16, T 37.4°C, and her

2014 Washington University Emergency Medicine Journal Club

156. Case control: Use of narcotic analgesics associated with increased falls and fractures in elderly patients with osteoarthritis

Case control: Use of narcotic analgesics associated with increased falls and fractures in elderly patients with osteoarthritis Use of narcotic analgesics associated with increased falls and fractures in elderly patients with osteoarthritis | 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 Use of narcotic analgesics associated with increased falls and fractures in elderly patients with osteoarthritis Article Text Aetiology Case control Use

2014 Evidence-Based Medicine

157. Fall prevention strategies for adults in outpatient programs: clinical evidence and guidelines

Fall prevention strategies for adults in outpatient programs: clinical evidence and guidelines Fall prevention strategies for adults in outpatient programs: clinical evidence and guidelines Fall prevention strategies for adults in outpatient programs: clinical evidence and guidelines CADTH Record Status This is a bibliographic record of a published health technology assessment from a member of INAHTA. No evaluation of the quality of this assessment has been made for the HTA database. Citation (...) CADTH. Fall prevention strategies for adults in outpatient programs: clinical evidence and guidelines. Ottawa: Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health (CADTH). Rapid Response. 2014 Authors' conclusions Three non-randomized studies were identified regarding fall prevention strategies for adults in outpatient programs. Final publication URL Indexing Status Subject indexing assigned by CRD MeSH Accidental Falls; Adult; Ambulatory Cares; Outpatients Language Published English Country

2014 Health Technology Assessment (HTA) Database.

158. The impact of first- and second-eye cataract surgery on injurious falls that require hospitalisation: a whole-population study Full Text available with Trip Pro

The impact of first- and second-eye cataract surgery on injurious falls that require hospitalisation: a whole-population study cataract is a leading cause of reversible vision impairment and may increase falls in older adults.to assess the risk of an injury due to a fall among adults aged 60+, 2 years before first-eye cataract surgery, between first-eye surgery and second-eye surgery and 2 years after second-eye surgery.a retrospective cohort study.Western Australian Hospital Morbidity Data (...) System and the Western Australian Death Registry.there were 28,396 individuals aged 60+ years who underwent bilateral cataract surgery in Western Australia between 2001 and 2008.Poisson regression analysis based on generalised estimating equations compared the frequency of falls 2 years before first-eye cataract surgery, between first- and second-eye surgery and 2 years after second-eye cataract surgery after accounting for potential confounders.the risk of an injurious fall that required

2013 EvidenceUpdates

159. Cost-utility analysis of a shock-absorbing floor intervention to prevent injuries from falls in hospital wards for older people

Cost-utility analysis of a shock-absorbing floor intervention to prevent injuries from falls in hospital wards for older people 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.

2013 NHS Economic Evaluation Database.

160. Multicasuality of falls and the role of drugs

Multicasuality of falls and the role of drugs Volumen 21. DTB: Vol 21, No 2. April - May 2013 - navarra.es Castellano | Euskara | Français | English Use the search tool! Search engine : : : : : : DTB: Vol 21, No 2. April - May 2013 DTB: Vol 21, No 2. April - May 2013 Content tools Share it Multicasuality of falls and the role of drugs Falls are especially frequent at the extreme ages of life. In elderly people they usually involve important morbidity, loss in quality of life and ultimately (...) , increase in mortality. Some medications are associated with an increase in the incidence of falls in the elderly (especially benzodiazepines, other hypnotics, antidepressants, or antipsychotics). Prudence when prescribing is paramount. Only a few interventions have proven effective. Adapted exercises for each individual, and a multifactorial approach including precautionary withdrawal of some medication should be considered. Enviar comentario You can send us a comment or suggestion and we will respond

2013 Drug and Therapeutics Bulletin of Navarre (Spain)