Functional ability and health status of community-dwelling late age elderly people with and without a history of falls

@inproceedings{Thaweewannakij2016FunctionalAA,
  title={Functional ability and health status of community-dwelling late age elderly people with and without a history of falls},
  author={Thiwabhorn Thaweewannakij and Patcharawan Suwannarat and Lugkana Mato and Sugalya Amatachaya},
  booktitle={Hong Kong physiotherapy journal : official publication of the Hong Kong Physiotherapy Association Limited = Wu li chih liao},
  year={2016}
}
Background Obvious functional deterioration is demonstrated in elderly people aged 75 years and older. However, there is only little objective evidence relating to falls in these individuals. Objective This cross-sectional study compared functional abilities and health status in the elderly age at least 75 years with no fall, single fall (1 fall), and multiple falls (≥2 falls) during the past 6 months. Furthermore, the study describes fall information of the participants. Methods Ninety… CONTINUE READING

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