Community-based programmes to prevent falls in children: a systematic review.

  title={Community-based programmes to prevent falls in children: a systematic review.},
  author={Roderick J. McClure and J. Fredrick Nixon and Anneliese B Spinks and Catherine Turner},
  journal={Journal of paediatrics and child health},
  volume={41 9-10},
OBJECTIVE We systematically reviewed the literature to examine the evidence for the effectiveness of community-based interventions to reduce fall-related injury in children aged 0-16 years. METHODS We performed a comprehensive search of the literature using the following study selection criteria: community-based intervention study; target population was children aged 0-16 years; outcome measure was fall-related injury rates; and either a community control or historical control was used in the… CONTINUE READING

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