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Older people's experience of falls: understanding, interpretation and autonomy.
AIM This paper is a report of a study to explore the experiences of older people who suffered a recent fall and identify possible factors that could contribute to service development. BACKGROUNDExpand
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Using research for practice: a UK experience of the BARRIERS Scale.
It is generally recognized that the majority of health care has been largely based upon opinion rather than research evidence of clinical effectiveness. Attempts to rectify this have been initiatedExpand
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Systematic review of respite care in the frail elderly.
OBJECTIVES To assess the effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of breaks in care in improving the well-being of informal carers of frail and disabled older people living in the community and toExpand
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Bladder training for urinary incontinence in adults.
BACKGROUND Bladder training is widely used for the treatment of urinary incontinence. It is generally used for the treatment of people with urge incontinence or detrusor instability, although it isExpand
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Older people and falls: health status, quality of life, lifestyle, care networks, prevention and views on service use following a recent fall.
AIM AND OBJECTIVE This study has investigated older people's experiences of a recent fall, its impact on their health, lifestyle, quality of life, care networks, prevention and their views on serviceExpand
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Self reported health status, and health service contact, of illicit drug users aged 50 and over: a qualitative interview study in Merseyside, United Kingdom
BackgroundThe populations of industrialised countries are ageing; as this occurs, those who continue to use alcohol and illicit drugs age also. While alcohol use among older people is wellExpand
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Telephone or face-to-face interviews?: a decision made on the basis of a pilot study.
De Vaus (1991) highlights five main considerations that may be key factors in decisions about whether to use telephone or face-to-face interviews for survey work: response rates, ability to produceExpand
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Experiences of drug use and ageing: health, quality of life, relationship and service implications
roe b., beynon c., pickering l. & duffy p. (2010)Experiences of drug use and ageing: health, quality of life, relationship and service implications. Journal of Advanced Nursing66(9), 1968–1979. AimExpand
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