Physical consequences of falls in the elderly: a literature review from 1995 to 2010

@article{Terroso2013PhysicalCO,
  title={Physical consequences of falls in the elderly: a literature review from 1995 to 2010},
  author={Miguel Terroso and Natacha Rosa and Ant{\'o}nio Torres Marques and Ricardo Simoes},
  journal={European Review of Aging and Physical Activity},
  year={2013},
  volume={11},
  pages={51-59}
}
In the last decade, population ageing has been registered as a global phenomenon. A relation exists between falling and ageing, since falling frequency increases significantly with age. In fact, one in three older adult falls annually. Although ageing is generically associated with decrease and degeneration of psychological and physical functions, it is still not common for the correct identification of risk factors to lead to a clinical prognosis of the elder being in risk of falling… CONTINUE READING

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