To investigate the socioeconomic and clinical factors that contribute to the functional independence of the oldest old of a community.
Cross-sectional quantitative study whose sample consisted of 214 elderly people registered in Basic Health Units. Data were collected through structured interviews and application of the Functional… (More)
Aim: To evaluate the safety of the individual and collective physical environment to prevent falls on the part of the hospitalized elderly. Method: This is a descriptive cross-sectional and quantitative study. A total of one hundred and twenty seven (127) beds and their physical structure were evaluated in three units. Data were collected by means of a… (More)