[Doubts about the efficacy of fall-prevention programmes for the elderly].

@article{Pijpers2010DoubtsAT,
  title={[Doubts about the efficacy of fall-prevention programmes for the elderly].},
  author={Evelien Pijpers and Wubbo J. Mulder},
  journal={Nederlands tijdschrift voor geneeskunde},
  year={2010},
  volume={154},
  pages={A2584}
}
Multifactorial fall-prevention programmes are often not effective in preventing falls and functional decline. This is also the case in the recently published study of de Vries et al. Several causes for this lack of efficacy can be given. An important finding in the Dutch population is that a pragmatic multidisciplinary fall-prevention programme has no added… CONTINUE READING