Prevention of falls in community-dwelling older adults: U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommendation statement.

@article{Moyer2012PreventionOF,
  title={Prevention of falls in community-dwelling older adults: U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recommendation statement.},
  author={Virginia A Moyer},
  journal={Annals of internal medicine},
  year={2012},
  volume={157 3},
  pages={197-204}
}
DESCRIPTION Update of the 1996 U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommendation statement on counseling to prevent household and recreational injuries, including falls. METHODS The USPSTF reviewed new evidence on the effectiveness and harms of primary care-relevant interventions to prevent falls in community-dwelling older adults. The interventions were grouped into 5 main categories: multifactorial clinical assessment (with or without direct intervention), clinical management… CONTINUE READING

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