Fear of falling, falls efficacy, and health outcomes in older people following hip fracture

  title={Fear of falling, falls efficacy, and health outcomes in older people following hip fracture},
  author={K. McKee and S. Orbell and C. Austin and R. Bettridge and B. Liddle and K. Morgan and K. Radley},
  journal={Disability and Rehabilitation},
  pages={327 - 333}
  • K. McKee, S. Orbell, +4 authors K. Radley
  • Published 2002
  • Medicine
  • Disability and Rehabilitation
  • Purpose : This study sought to determine whether fear of falling and falls efficacy independently contribute to the prediction of health outcomes after a fall, controlling for length of stay in hospital, prefall activity problems, and history of falls. Method : Eighty-two older people ( U 65 years) admitted to hospital as a result of a fall, with proximal femoral fracture, were interviewed to assess variables of interest. At two months after initial interview, participants ( n =57) were re… CONTINUE READING
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