Evaluating the cost-effectiveness of fall prevention programs that reduce fall-related hip fractures in older adults.

@article{Frick2010EvaluatingTC,
  title={Evaluating the cost-effectiveness of fall prevention programs that reduce fall-related hip fractures in older adults.},
  author={Kevin D. Frick and Jacquelyn Y Kung and J. Michael Parrish and Matthew J Narrett},
  journal={Journal of the American Geriatrics Society},
  year={2010},
  volume={58 1},
  pages={136-41}
}
OBJECTIVES To model the incremental cost-utility of seven interventions reported as effective for preventing falls in older adults. DESIGN Mathematical epidemiological model populated by data based on direct clinical experience and a critical review of the literature. SETTING Model represents population level interventions. PARTICIPANTS No human subjects were involved in the study. MEASUREMENS: The last Cochrane database review and meta-analyses of randomized controlled trials categorized… CONTINUE READING

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