Does substance abuse contribute to further risk of falls in dementia.

@article{Eshkoor2014DoesSA,
  title={Does substance abuse contribute to further risk of falls in dementia.},
  author={Sima Ataollahi Eshkoor and Tengku Aizan Abd Hamid and Siti Sa'adiah Hassan Nudin and Chan Yoke Mun},
  journal={Neuropsychology, development, and cognition. Section B, Aging, neuropsychology and cognition},
  year={2014},
  volume={21 3},
  pages={317-24}
}
This study aimed to predict the risk of falls by focusing on substance abuse in the elderly with dementia. Our national cross-sectional survey included 1210 elderly Malaysian demented subjects. The study identified the effects of age, ethnicity, sex differences, marital status, educational level, and substance abuse on the likelihood of falls in the elderly… CONTINUE READING