Falls in Elderly People- January 2015

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Cochrane Systematic Reviews. 2

National Guidelines. 2

Falls Effects. 2

Falls Prevention. 3

Inpatient Falls. 4

HEFT Libraries–Good Hope, Heartlands and Solihull 5

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Cochrane Systematic Reviews

KENDRICK, D., ILIFFE, S. and DELBAERE, K., 2014. Exercise for reducing fear of falling in older people living in the community The Cochrane database of systematic reviews, 11, pp. CD009848.

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National Guidelines

NICE, Take action to prevent repeat falls in older people | Press and media | News | NICE.

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Falls Effects

 

BERRY, S.D., CUPPLES, L.A. and KIEL, D.P., 2014. Changes in bone mineral density may predict the risk of fracture differently in older adults according to fall history. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, 62(12), pp. 2345-2349.

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BRAZINOVA, A., REHORCIKOVA, V. and LEITGEB, J., 2014. Fatal traumatic brain injury in older adults in Austria 1980–2012: an analysis of 33 years. Age and Ageing, Dec 17. [Epub ahead of print]

DA, P., SUCHMA, K. and OSTWALD, K., 2014. Falling, balance confidence, and fear of falling after chronic stroke. Physical & Occupational Therapy in Geriatrics, 32(4), pp. 353-368.

FINUCANE, C., SAVVA, G.M. and KENNY, R.A., 2014. 56 Impaired orthostatic blood pressure control is associated with falls in community dwelling adults aged over 50: Findings from the Irish longitudinal study on ageing. Age & Ageing, 43(suppl 2), pp. ii17.

FREWEN, J., BOYLE, G. and KENNY, R.A., 2014. Recent syncope and unexplained falls are associated with poor cognitive performance. Age and Ageing, Dec 17. [Epub ahead of print]

JEFFERIS, B., WANNAMETHEE, S. and WHINCUP, P., 2014. How are falls and fear of falling associated with objectively measured physical activity in a cohort of community-dwelling older men? BMC Geriatrics, 14(1), pp. 114.

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KEARNEY, F., LINCOLN, N. and MASUD, T., 2014. 44. Cognitively enhancing medications for treatment of gait and balance impairment in older adults through modulation of cognition, attention or executive function: a systematic review. Age and Ageing, 43(suppl 2), pp. ii11.

 

KOJIMA, G., ILIFFE, S. and PROACT65+ STUDY TEAM, 2014. 71Effects of multicentre cluster randomised controlled trial of group-and home-based exercise programmes on quality of life among community-dwelling older people: The proact65+ trial. Age and Ageing, 43(suppl 2), pp. ii21.

 

KORKMAZ, N., TUTOÄŽLU, A., KORKMAZ, Ä. and BOYACI, A., 2014. The relationships among vitamin D level, balance, muscle strength, and quality of life in postmenopausal patients with osteoporosis. Journal of Physical Therapy Science, 26(10), pp. 1521-1527.

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MEROM, D., NAGANATHAN, V. and CUMMING, G., 2014. Swimming and other sporting activities and the rate of falls in older Men: Longitudinal findings from the Concord Health and Ageing in Men Project. American Journal of Epidemiology, 180(8), pp. 830-838.

 

NI, M., POTIAUMPAI, M. and SIGNORILE, F., 2014. Comparative impacts of Tai Chi, balance training, and a specially-designed yoga program on balance in older fallers. Archives of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, 95(9), pp. 1620-1628.

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NURMINEN, J., NEUVONEN, P. and KIVELA, S., 2014. Handgrip strength and balance in older adults following withdrawal from long-term use of temazepam, zopiclone or zolpidem as hypnotics. BMC Geriatrics, 14(1), pp. 121.

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PATEL, V., GURALNIK, M. and TURK, C., 2014. High prevalence of falls, fear of falling, and impaired balance in older adults with pain in the United States: Findings from the 2011 National Health and Aging Trends Study. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, 62(10), pp. 1844-1853

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POHL, P., BERGSTROM, U. and LUNDIN-OLSSON, L., 2014. Community-dwelling older people with an injurious fall are likely to sustain new injurious falls within 5years - a prospective long-term follow-up study. BMC Geriatrics, 14(1), pp. 120.

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SALEHI, L., JAMSHIDI, E. and MONTAZERI, A., 2014. Physical activity in Iranian older adults who experienced fall during the past 12months. BMC Geriatrics, 14(1), pp. 115.

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SCHIMKE, L. and SCHIMKE, J., 2014. Urological implications of falls in the elderly: lower urinary tract symptoms and alpha-blocker medications. Urologic Nursing, 34(5), pp. 223-230.

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SCOTT, D., G.C., KAY, D. and SANDERS, K.M., 2014. Changes in gait performance over several years are associated with recurrent falls status in community-dwelling older women at high risk of fracture. Age and Ageing, Oct 31. [Epub ahead of print]
 

SMITH-RAY, L., MAKOWSKI-WOIDAN, B. and HUGHES, L., 2014. A randomized trial to measure the impact of a community-based cognitive training intervention on balance and gait in cognitively intact black older adults. Health Education & Behavior, 41(1), pp. 62S-69S.

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TATSUYA, H., SHIGERU, I., NOBUOU, M., KAZUMI, N. and MINORU, O., 2014. A modified fall risk assessment tool that is specific to physical function predicts falls in community-dwelling elderly people. Journal of Geriatric Physical Therapy, 37(4), pp. 159-166.

VAN, H.R. and DE BRUIN, E., 2014. Strength-balance supplemented with computerized cognitive training to improve dual task gait and divided attention in older adults: a multicenter randomized-controlled trial. BMC Geriatrics, 14(1), pp. 134.

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VAN DER MEULEN, E., AMBERGEN, T. and KEMPEN, G.I.J.M., 2014. Effect of fall-related concerns on physical, mental, and social function in community-dwelling older adults: A prospective Cohort Study. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, 62(12), pp. 2333-2338.

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Falls Prevention

BOYNTON, T., KELLY, L. and PEREZ, A., 2014. Implementing a mobility assessment tool for nurses. American Nurse Today, pp. 13-17.

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CAULEY, J.A., STONE, K.L. and THE OSTEOPOROTIC FRACTURES IN MEN STUDY, 2014. Hypoxia during sleep and the risk of falls and fractures in older men: The osteoporotic fractures in men sleep study. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, 62(10), pp. 1853-1859.

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CHAUDHURI, S., THOMPSON, H. and DEMIRIS, G., 2014. Fall detection devices and their use with older adults: A Systematic Review. Journal of Geriatric Physical Therapy, 37(4), pp. 178-197.

Download the falls prevention economic model | The Chartered Society of Physiotherapy.

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Economic modelling for Northern Ireland reveals falls can be prevented and NHS money saved | The Chartered Society of Physiotherapy. Available:

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Exercise regularly | Health and wellbeing | Age UK. Full Text

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Exercise to prevent falls and fractures, say experts.  Full Text

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Exergames measure patients’ fear of falling | The Chartered Society of Physiotherapy.    

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Falls prevention: how to slash the NHS's £2bn bill | Opinion | Health Service Journal. Available:

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FARAG, I., FERREIRA, M.L. and SHERRINGTON, C., 2014. Economic modelling of a public health programme for fall prevention. Age and Ageing, Dec 18. [Epub ahead of print]

 

Good Vibrations - whole body vibration treatment for frail older people.

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GRABINER, D., 2014. Exercise-based fall prevention programmes decrease fall-related injuries. Evidence Based Nursing, 17(4), pp. 125-126.

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HOUGHTON, J., KIRTHISINGA, V. and DESBOROUGH, J.A., 2014. 65Multi-professional medication reviews in care homes for older people: results from the Care Med Randomised Controlled Trial. Age and Ageing, 43(suppl 2), pp. ii19-ii20.
 

KUMAR, A., DELBAERE, K. and KENDRICK, D., 2014. 55Exercise for reducing fear of falling in older people living in the community: A Cochrane Systematic Review. Age and Ageing, 43(suppl 2), pp. ii17.
 

KWAN, E. and STRAUS, E., 2014. Assessment and management of falls in older people. Canadian Medical Association.Journal, 186(16), pp. E610-621.

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LANDIS, S.E. and GALVIN, S.L., 2014. Implementation and Assessment of a Fall Screening Program in Primary Care Practices. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, 62(12), pp. 2408-2414.

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LEE, A., MCDERMOTT, F. and HAINES, P., 2014. Falls prevention education for older adults during and after hospitalization: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Health Education Journal, 73(5), pp. 530.

 

MARTINEZ, F., TOBAR, C. and HILL, N., 2014. Preventing delirium: should non-pharmacological, multicomponent interventions be used? A systematic review and meta-analysis of the literature. Age and Ageing, Nov 25. [Epub ahead of print]
 

MONDOR, L., VERMA, A. and BUCKERIDGE, D.L., 2014. Weather warnings predict fall-related injuries among older adults. Age and Ageing, Dec 19. [Epub ahead of print]

 

PATEL, K.V., GURALNIK, J.M. and TURK, D.C., 2014. High prevalence of falls, fear of falling, and impaired balance in older adults with pain in the United States: Findings from the 2011 National Health and Aging Trends Study. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, 62(10), pp. 1844-1852

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PIETRZAK, E., COTEA, C. and PULLMAN, S., 2014. Using commercial video games for falls prevention in older adults: The way for the future? Journal of Geriatric Physical Therapy, 37(4), pp. 166-178.

Preventing falls in care homes - cartoon series.

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Three things you can do this month | The Chartered Society of Physiotherapy.

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TURNER, G. and CLEGG, A., 2014. Best practice guidelines for the management of frailty: a British Geriatrics Society, Age UK and Royal College of General Practitioners report. Age and Ageing, 43(6), pp. 744-747.
 

WANG, X., WANG, R. and CHAN, C., 2014. Cognitive motor interference for preventing falls in older adults: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomised controlled trials. Age and Ageing, Nov 5. [Epub ahead of print]

 

 

Inpatient Falls

AVELINO-SILVA, T., CAMPORA, F. and JACOB-FILHO, W., 2014. Comprehensive geriatric assessment predicts mortality and adverse outcomes in hospitalized older adults. BMC Geriatrics, 14(1), pp. 129.

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Exergames measure patients’ fear of falling | The Chartered Society of Physiotherapy.    

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HEIM, N., VAN DER MAST, R.C. and WESTENDORP, R.G.J., 2014. Optimal screening for increased risk for adverse outcomes in hospitalised older adults. Age and Ageing, Nov 28. [Epub ahead of print]

 

KHATIB, R., SANTESSO, N., PICKARD, L., OSMAN, O., GIANGREGORIO, L., SKIDMORE, C. and PAPAIOANNOU, A., 2014. Fracture risk in long term care: a systematic review and meta-analysis of prospective observational studies. BMC Geriatrics, 14(1), pp. 130.

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MARTINEZ, F., TOBAR, C. and HILL, N., 2014. Preventing delirium: should non-pharmacological, multicomponent interventions be used? A systematic review and meta-analysis of the literature. Age and Ageing, Nov 25. [Epub ahead of print]

 

NHS hospitals to show airline-style patient safety film | News | Nursing Times.

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O FLATHARTA, T., ROBINSON, S.M. and O'KEEFFE, S.T., 2014. Prevalence and predictors of bedrail use in an acute hospital. Age and Ageing, 43(6), pp. 801-805.

 

OKEKE, J., TWINE, C. and SINGH, I., 2014.          14. Falls assessment in an acute and rehabilitation hospital. How well are we performing? Age and Ageing, 43(suppl 2), pp. ii4-ii4.

 

OKEKE, J., RAMAKRISHNA, S. and SINGH, I., 2014. 15. Outcome of inpatient falls in single bedded and multi-bedded bays. Age and Ageing, 43(suppl 2), pp. ii4-ii4.

 

TAURO, R., HEANEY, A., LENNON, D. and HULL, K., 2014. 36A. Multi-factorial assessment and interventional programme can decrease inpatient falls: an update. Age and Ageing, 43(suppl 2), pp. ii9-ii9

 

TUIJL, J.P., VAN DER MAST, R.C. and WESTENDORP, R.G.J., 2014. Optimal screening for increased risk for adverse outcomes in hospitalised older adults. Age and Ageing, Nov 28. [Epub ahead of print]
 

 

 

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