Prevalence of Falls Among Seniors Maintained on Hemodialysis

  title={Prevalence of Falls Among Seniors Maintained on Hemodialysis},
  author={Wendy L. Cook and Sarbjit Vanita Jassal},
  journal={International Urology and Nephrology},
Background: Increasing numbers of seniors are starting renal replacement therapy. Many may experience a loss of functional independence including mobility impairment. Seniors on dialysis commonly have multiple comorbidities that are associated with an increased risk for falls in the general population. Falls lead to serious injury, loss of independence… CONTINUE READING