A prospective study of the rate of falls before and after cataract surgery.

@article{Brannan2003APS,
  title={A prospective study of the rate of falls before and after cataract surgery.},
  author={Suzanne O Brannan and Colin Dewar and Julia Alexandra Sen and Dayalan Clarke and Timothy T. Marshall and Philip Ian Murray},
  journal={The British journal of ophthalmology},
  year={2003},
  volume={87 5},
  pages={
          560-2
        }
}
BACKGROUND There has been considerable interest in the development of intervention programmes aimed at reducing the risk of falls. The primary objective was to ascertain whether cataract surgery reduced the risk of falls in elderly patients with age related cataract. METHODS 97 patients scheduled for cataract surgery were enrolled in this prospective clinical study. The patients were assessed for established risk factors for falls preoperatively and postoperatively. Patients were issued with… CONTINUE READING
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