Interventions for preventing falls in the elderly.

  title={Interventions for preventing falls in the elderly.},
  author={Lesley Diane Gillespie and William Gillespie and Robert Graham Cumming and Sarah E Lamb and Brian H. Rowe},
  journal={The Cochrane database of systematic reviews},
BACKGROUND Fractures in the elderly often result from a simple fall. OBJECTIVES To assess the effects of programmes designed to reduce the incidence of falls in community dwelling, institutionalised, or hospitalised elderly people. SEARCH STRATEGY We searched MEDLINE, EMBASE, CINAHL, PsycLIT, Social Science Citation Index, Dissertation Abstracts, Index to UK Theses, the Cochrane Register of Controlled Trials, and bibliographies of identified studies. We contacted known workers in the field… CONTINUE READING
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