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Interventions for preventing falls in older people living in the community.
BACKGROUND Approximately 30% of people over 65 years of age living in the community fall each year. OBJECTIVES To assess the effects of interventions to reduce the incidence of falls in olderExpand
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Effective Exercise for the Prevention of Falls: A Systematic Review and Meta‐Analysis
OBJECTIVES: To determine the effects of exercise on falls prevention in older people and establish whether particular trial characteristics or components of exercise programs are associated withExpand
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Interventions for preventing falls in elderly people.
BACKGROUND 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 aExpand
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Prospective study of the impact of fear of falling on activities of daily living, SF-36 scores, and nursing home admission.
BACKGROUND The aim of this study was to assess the impact of fear of falling on the health of older people. METHODS A total of 528 subjects (mean age 77 years) were recruited from two hospitals inExpand
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Interventions for preventing falls in older people in nursing care facilities and hospitals.
BACKGROUND Falls in nursing care facilities and hospitals are common events that cause considerable morbidity and mortality for older people. OBJECTIVES To assess the effectiveness of interventionsExpand
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The Effectiveness of a Community‐Based Program for Reducing the Incidence of Falls in the Elderly: A Randomized Trial
Objectives: To test whether Stepping On, a multifaceted community‐based program using a small‐group learning environment, is effective in reducing falls in at‐risk people living at home.
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Polypharmacy cutoff and outcomes: five or more medicines were used to identify community-dwelling older men at risk of different adverse outcomes.
OBJECTIVE This study aimed to determine an optimal discriminating number of concomitant medications associated with geriatric syndromes, functional outcomes, and mortality in community-dwelling olderExpand
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Drugs and Falls in Older People: A Systematic Review and Meta‐analysis: I. Psychotropic Drugs
OBJECTIVES: To evaluate critically the evidence linking psychotropic drugs with falls in older people.
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Home Visits by an Occupational Therapist for Assessment and Modification of Environmental Hazards: A Randomized Trial of Falls Prevention
OBJECTIVE: To determine whether occupational therapist home visits targeted at environmental hazards reduce the risk of falls.
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Prevalence and causes of amblyopia in an adult population.
OBJECTIVE The study aimed to determine the prevalence, causes, and associations with amblyopia in a defined older population. DESIGN In a population-based study, 3654 persons 49 years of age orExpand
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