Accidental Falls

Known as: Falls, Falls, Accidental, Fall, Accidental 
Falls due to slipping or tripping which may result in injury.

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1936-2017
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2016
Review
2016
In this commentary, we describe the sarcopenia spectrum that results in frailty and consider the impact of several components of… (More)
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Review
2015
Review
2015
Vitamin D has known importance to bone health including calcium and phosphate homeostasis and appears to have a role in skeletal… (More)
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
CONTEXT Improving vitamin D status may be an important modifiable risk factor to reduce falls and fractures; however, adherence… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
The paper advocates and implements a new panel structure model to investigate the club convergence hypothesis. The model consists… (More)
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
BACKGROUND knowledge of the circumstances and consequences of falls in older adults is important for understanding the aetiology… (More)
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
BACKGROUND Falls warrant investigation as a risk factor for nursing home admission because falls are common and are associated… (More)
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
BACKGROUND This study provides a replication of the Falls Efficacy Scale (FES) and a head-to-head comparison with the Activities… (More)
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Highly Cited
1990
Highly Cited
1990
We developed the Falls Efficacy Scale (FES), an instrument to measure fear of falling, based on the operational definition of… (More)
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1989
Highly Cited
1989
Falls are a major threat to the health of older persons. We evaluated potential risk factors for falls in 325 community-dwelling… (More)
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1988
Highly Cited
1988
To study risk factors for falling, we conducted a one-year prospective investigation, using a sample of 336 persons at least 75… (More)
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