Older people's perspectives on fall risk and fall prevention programs: a literature review.

@article{McMahon2011OlderPP,
  title={Older people's perspectives on fall risk and fall prevention programs: a literature review.},
  author={Siobhan McMahon and Kristine M C Talley and Jean F Wyman},
  journal={International journal of older people nursing},
  year={2011},
  volume={6 4},
  pages={289-98}
}
Despite evidence supporting fall prevention methods, fall-related injury and death rates continue to rise. Understanding older people's views on fall risk and prevention will help nurses and other health professionals in the design of fall prevention strategies that will broaden their scope, reach and adoption. This literature review synthesised 19 qualitative and quantitative studies examining older people's perspectives about fall risk and prevention using a social-ecological framework. Three… CONTINUE READING

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