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141. 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

142. 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

143. 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)

144. 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

145. 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

146. 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

147. 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.

148. 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

149. 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.

150. 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)

151. Scales for assessing inpatients' risk of accidental falls

Scales for assessing inpatients' risk of accidental falls Scales for assessing inpatients' risk of accidental falls Scales for assessing inpatients' risk of accidental falls Mitchell MD, Anderson BJ, Goldmann D, Trotta RL, Umscheid CA Record Status This is a bibliographic record of a published health technology assessment. No evaluation of the quality of this assessment has been made for the HTA database. Citation Mitchell MD, Anderson BJ, Goldmann D, Trotta RL, Umscheid CA. Scales (...) for assessing inpatients' risk of accidental falls. Philadelphia: Center for Evidence-based Practice (CEP). 2013 Final publication URL Indexing Status Subject indexing assigned by CRD MeSH Accidental Fallss; Inpatients; Risk Assessment Language Published English Country of organisation United States English summary An English language summary is available. Address for correspondence Center for Evidence-based Practice, University of Pennsylvania Health System, 3535 Market St. Suite 50, Philadelphia PA 19104

2013 Health Technology Assessment (HTA) Database.

152. After stroke: the Cinderella of falls prevention research

After stroke: the Cinderella of falls prevention research After stroke: the Cinderella of falls prevention research | Evidently Cochrane sharing the latest Cochrane Reviews Search Main menu Post navigation by Key message: There is a lack of evidence on interventions which aim to prevent falls in people after they have had a stroke. This is in contrast to good evidence on some effective preventive measures for older people living in the community. It’s Age UK’s annual this week, with an emphasis (...) this year on healthy feet. The excellent review from the Cochrane on preventing falls in older people living in the community , which we blogged about when it was updated last autumn, has useful evidence on a range of strategies to prevent falls, including some relating to feet! Using an anti-slip shoe device reduced falls in icy conditions, while adding foot and ankle exercises to regular podiatry for people with disabling foot pain also reduced falls. Another review, also updated last autumn, found

2013 Evidently Cochrane

153. A pragmatic study of the predictive values of the Morse falls score Full Text available with Trip Pro

A pragmatic study of the predictive values of the Morse falls score inpatient falls are an important safety challenge, with around half causing physical injuries that compromise the recovery of older, frailer patients. Falls risk scores are in widespread use, but validation studies of their predictive values are few.to assess the predictive values of the Morse falls score (MFS) in an acute general hospital.age, admitting speciality, MFS, and any falls in the subsequent 7 days were collected (...) or specificity fell below 70% in each of these groups. Other subgroups did not demonstrate significantly better accuracy than chance, but may have been affected by type II error.using MFS ≥25 cannot be clinically justified, while using MFS ≥55 would be contingent on an effective intervention that was ethically acceptable to withhold from the patients with an MFS < 55, despite >40% of falls occurring in that group. Given similar limitations of alternative falls risk scores, hospitals should consider directly

2013 EvidenceUpdates

154. Discriminative ability and predictive validity of the timed up and go test in identifying older people who fall: systematic review and meta-analysis

Discriminative ability and predictive validity of the timed up and go test in identifying older people who fall: systematic review and meta-analysis 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 DARE.

155. Falls prevention interventions for community-dwelling older persons with cognitive impairment: a systematic review

Falls prevention interventions for community-dwelling older persons with cognitive impairment: 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.

2013 DARE.

156. Fall prevention in community-dwelling older adults. Full Text available with Trip Pro

Fall prevention in community-dwelling older adults. Which types of interventions reduce falls in older people living in the community?Fall-prevention exercise programs, usually including muscle strengthening and balance retraining, were associated with lower fall rates in community-dwelling older people whether or not individuals were selected on the basis of fall risk. Home safety interventions, vitamin D supplementation in people with lower vitamin D levels, and individually targeted (...) multifactorial interventions were associated with fewer falls in community-dwelling people with risk factors for falling.

2013 JAMA

157. Inpatient fall prevention programs as a patient safety strategy: a systematic review

Inpatient fall prevention programs as a patient safety strategy: 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.

2013 DARE.

158. Falls in older people: assessing risk and prevention

Falls in older people: assessing risk and prevention Falls in older people: assessing risk and Falls in older people: assessing risk and pre prev vention ention Clinical guideline Published: 12 June 2013 nice.org.uk/guidance/cg161 © NICE 2019. All rights reserved. Subject to Notice of rights (https://www.nice.org.uk/terms-and-conditions#notice-of- rights).Y Y our responsibility our responsibility The recommendations in this guideline represent the view of NICE, arrived at after careful (...) in a way that would be inconsistent with complying with those duties. Commissioners and providers have a responsibility to promote an environmentally sustainable health and care system and should assess and reduce the environmental impact of implementing NICE recommendations wherever possible. Falls in older people: assessing risk and prevention (CG161) © NICE 2019. All rights reserved. Subject to Notice of rights (https://www.nice.org.uk/terms-and- conditions#notice-of-rights). Page 2 of 31Contents

2013 National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence - Clinical Guidelines

159. Exploring the system-wide costs of falls in older people in Torbay

Exploring the system-wide costs of falls in older people in Torbay Exploring the system-wide costs of falls in older people in Torbay | The King's Fund Main navigation Health and care services Leadership, systems and organisations Patients, people and society Policy, finance and performance Search term Apply Exploring the system-wide costs of falls in older people in Torbay This content relates to the following topics: Share this content Related details Authors Publication details ISBN 978 1 (...) 909029 15 6 Pages 12 One in three people aged over 65, and half of those aged over 80, fall at least once a year. Falls cost the NHS more than £2 billion per year. With the number of people aged 65 and over predicted to increase by 2 million by 2021, these costs are set to rise further. One way to help design better services with more integrated treatment and rehabilitation for falls patients is to look more closely at where the costs of treating patients are incurred across health, community

2013 The King's Fund

160. [Falls in patients living in health care facilities (short- and long-term care)]

[Falls in patients living in health care facilities (short- and long-term care)] Chute chez les patients hébergés dans les établissements de santé (soins de courte et de longue durée) [Falls in patients living in health care facilities (short- and long-term care)] Chute chez les patients hébergés dans les établissements de santé (soins de courte et de longue durée) [Falls in patients living in health care facilities (short- and long-term care)] Morarescu E 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 Morarescu E. Chute chez les patients hébergés dans les établissements de santé (soins de courte et de longue durée). [Falls in patients living in health care facilities (short- and long-term care)] Quebec: Institut national d'excellence en sante et en services sociaux (INESSS). 2013 Authors' conclusions A review of the scientific

2013 Health Technology Assessment (HTA) Database.