The ability of functional mobility tests to identify elderly with recurrent falls

  • De Silva U De Silva PV, Lekamwasam
  • Published 2014
Introduction: Falls are common and often a devastating problem among elderly people causing a tremendous amount of morbidity, mortality and use of health care facilities. Prognostic tools are needed to identify elders with an increased risk of falling in order to take preventive actions. Frequently used tools include Timed Up and Go test (TUG), Five times… CONTINUE READING