Risk factors for falls in multiple sclerosis: an observational study.

@article{Gunn2013RiskFF,
  title={Risk factors for falls in multiple sclerosis: an observational study.},
  author={H Gunn and Siobhan Creanor and Bernhard M Haas and Jonathan Marsden and Jennifer A. Freeman},
  journal={Multiple sclerosis},
  year={2013},
  volume={19 14},
  pages={1913-22}
}
BACKGROUND People with multiple sclerosis (MS) experience frequent falls, which are associated with impairments and limitations to activities and participations. OBJECTIVE The objective of this paper is to evaluate falls risk factors using robust clinical measures. METHODS A total of 150 individuals (confirmed MS diagnosis, Expanded Disability Status Scale (EDSS) 3.5-6.5) were recruited, with 148 participants included in the final analysis. Demographic data were collected and performance… CONTINUE READING
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