Tailored Education for Older Patients to Facilitate Engagement in Falls Prevention Strategies after Hospital Discharge—A Pilot Randomized Controlled Trial

@inproceedings{Hill2013TailoredEF,
  title={Tailored Education for Older Patients to Facilitate Engagement in Falls Prevention Strategies after Hospital Discharge—A Pilot Randomized Controlled Trial},
  author={Anne-Marie Hill and Christopher D Etherton-Beer and Terry P Haines},
  booktitle={PloS one},
  year={2013}
}
BACKGROUND The aims of the study were to evaluate the effect of providing tailored falls prevention education in hospital on: i) engagement in targeted falls prevention behaviors in the month after discharge: ii) patients' self-perceived risk and knowledge about falls and falls prevention strategies after receiving the education. METHODS A pilot randomized controlled trial (n = 50): baseline and outcome assessments conducted by blinded researchers. PARTICIPANTS hospital inpatients 60 years… CONTINUE READING
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