Physical Restraint Use and Falls in Nursing Homes: A Comparison Between Residents With and Without Dementia

@article{Luo2011PhysicalRU,
  title={Physical Restraint Use and Falls in Nursing Homes: A Comparison Between Residents With and Without Dementia},
  author={Huabin Luo and Michael Lin and Nicholas G. Castle},
  journal={American Journal of Alzheimer's Disease and Other Dementias{\textregistered}},
  year={2011},
  volume={26},
  pages={44 - 50}
}
Aims: To estimate the use of different types of physical restraints and assess their associations to falls and injuries among residents with and without Alzheimer’s disease (AD) or dementia in US nursing homes. Methods: Data were from the 2004 National Nursing Home Survey. AD or dementia was identified using International Classification of Diseases, Ninth Revision (ICD-9) codes. Analyses were conducted with the Surveyfreq and Surveylogistic procedures in SAS v.9.1. Results: Residents with… 
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