Effect of a risk-based multifactorial fall prevention program on the incidence of falls.

@article{Salminen2009EffectOA,
  title={Effect of a risk-based multifactorial fall prevention program on the incidence of falls.},
  author={Marika Johanna Salminen and Tero Vahlberg and Maritta T Salonoja and Pertti Aarnio and Sirkka-Liisa Kivel{\"a}},
  journal={Journal of the American Geriatrics Society},
  year={2009},
  volume={57 4},
  pages={612-9}
}
OBJECTIVES To evaluate the effects of a multifactorial fall prevention program on falls and to identify the subgroups that benefit the most. DESIGN Randomized controlled trial. SETTING Community-dwelling subjects who had fallen at least once during the previous 12 months. PARTICIPANTS Five hundred ninety-one subjects randomized into intervention (IG) (n=293) and control (CG) (n=298) groups. INTERVENTION A multifactorial 12-month fall prevention program. MEASUREMENTS Incidence of falls… CONTINUE READING

From This Paper

Topics from this paper.
18 Citations
0 References
Similar Papers

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 18 extracted citations

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…