Falls in the nursing home.

  title={Falls in the nursing home.},
  author={Laurence Z. Rubenstein and Karen R Josephson and Anthony S. Robbins},
  journal={Annals of internal medicine},
  volume={121 6},
OBJECTIVE To review the epidemiology and causes of falls and fall-related injuries in nursing homes and to provide clinicians with a structured framework to evaluate and treat nursing home residents at risk for falls. DATA SOURCES All large-scale published studies documenting incidence, causes, risk factors, and preventive strategies for falls in nursing… CONTINUE READING