Falls in the elderly: a prospective study of risk factors and risk profiles.

@article{Graafmans1996FallsIT,
  title={Falls in the elderly: a prospective study of risk factors and risk profiles.},
  author={Wilco C. Graafmans and Marcel E. Ooms and Herman M A Hofstee and Pieter D. Bezemer and L. M. Bouter and P J A Lips},
  journal={American journal of epidemiology},
  year={1996},
  volume={143 11},
  pages={1129-36}
}
In this prospective study, the authors determined intrinsic risk factors for falls and recurrent falls and constructed a risk profile that indicated the relative contribution of each risk factor and also estimated the probabilities of falls and recurrent falls. In 1992, over a 28-week period, falls were recorded among 354 elderly subjects aged 70 years or… CONTINUE READING