Falls in Elderly People- June 2015

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Cochrane Systematic Reviews. 2

National Guidelines. 2

Falls Effects. 2

Falls Prevention. 2

Inpatient Falls. 4

Sources. 5

HEFT Libraries-Good Hope, Heartlands and Solihull 6

 

 

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Cochrane Systematic Reviews

Exercise for preventing falls in people with cancer living in the community - The Cochrane Library - Williams - Wiley Online Library.

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Interventions for preventing falls in Parkinson's disease - The Cochrane Library - Canning - Wiley Online Library.

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National Guidelines

Falls in older people: assessment after a fall and preventing further falls | Guidance and guidelines | NICE.

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Occupational Therapy in the prevention and management of falls in adults -2015 COT Guidelines Full Text [5/22/2015].

 

Strength and balance experts can help prevent repeated falls in older people, says NICE | The Chartered Society of Physiotherapy.

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Falls Effects

 

BRUCE, D., DAVIS, T. and DAVIS, W., 2015. Fear of falling is common in patients with type 2 diabetes and is associated with increased risk of falls. Age and Ageing, Mar 3. [Epub ahead of print]

 

DAVIS, J., BEST, J. and HSU, C., 2015
Executive Functions in Community-Dwelling Older Adults. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, 63(3), pp. 590-593.

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FILER, W. and HARRIS, M., 2015. Falls and traumatic brain injury among older adults. North Carolina medical journal, 76(2), pp. 111.
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FREWEN, J., KING-KALLIMANIS, B., BOYLE, G. and KENNY, R., A., 2015. Recent syncope and unexplained falls are associated with poor cognitive performance. Age & Ageing, 44(2), pp. 282-287.

HELGADOTTIR, B., MOLLER, J. and LAFLAMME, L., 2015. Patterns in health-related behaviours and fall injuries among older people: a population-based study in Stockholm County, Sweden. Age and Ageing, Apr 22. [Epub ahead of print]

 

JANSEN, S., KENNY, R. and VAN, D., NATHALIE, 2015. Self-reported cardiovascular conditions are associated with falls and syncope in community-dwelling older adults. Age & Ageing, 44(3), pp. 525-530.

JOSEPH, B., FAIN, M.J. and RHEE, P., 2015. Managing Older Adults with Ground-Level Falls Admitted to a Trauma Service: The Effect of Frailty. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, 63(4), pp. 745-749.

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THALER-KALL, K., PETERS, A., THORAND, B., GRILL, E., AUTENRIETH, C., HORSCH, A. and MEISINGER, C., 2015. Description of spatio-temporal gait parameters in elderly people and their association with history of falls: results of the population-based cross-sectional KORA-Age study. BMC Geriatrics, 15(1), pp. 32.
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VAN, D.J., DE GROOT, M., VAN CAMPEN, J., LAMOTH, C. and LEMS, W., 2015. Associations between vertebral fractures, increased thoracic kyphosis, a flexed posture and falls in older adults: a prospective cohort study. BMC Geriatrics, 15(1), pp. 34.
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YOHANNES, A.M., NOVITCH, R.S. and ALEXOPOULOS, G.S., 2015. FALLS AND DYSPNEA-RELATED DISABILITY ARE PREDICTORS OF MORTALITY IN PATIENTS WITH COPD AND MAJOR DEPRESSION. Age and Ageing, 44(suppl 1), pp. i18-i18.

Falls Prevention

BARKER, A.L., NYMAN, S.R. and SMIT, D., 2015. RESPOND-a patient-centred programme to prevent secondary falls in older people presenting to the emergency department with a fall: protocol for a multicentre randomised controlled trial. Injury Prevention, 21(1), pp. 1-8.

BULLER, T., LAWRIE, M. and VILELLA, E., 2015. A growing problem: acetabular fractures in the elderly and the combined hip procedure. The Orthopedic clinics of North America, 46(2), pp. 215.
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CHANG, C. and DO, T., 2015. Risk factors for falls among seniors: implications of gender. American Journal of Epidemiology, 181(7), pp. 521.

CHING, A., MCDERMOTT, F. and HAINES, P., 2015. Investigation of Older Adults' Participation in Exercises Following Completion of a State-wide Survey Targeting Evidence-based Falls Prevention Strategies. Journal of Aging & Physical Activity, 23(2), pp. 256-264.

Clinical update: Preventing falls in older people. 2015. Nursing Standard, 29(34), pp. 19.
 

CONDON, C., JACKSON, S.H.D. and WHITNEY, J., 2015. CAN CARE HOME RESIDENTS ACHIEVE THE RECOMMENDED DOSE AND INTENSITY OF FALLS PREVENTION EXERCISE? – ANALYSIS FROM THE PREVENTION OF FALLS IN COGNITIVELY IMPAIRED OLDER ADULTS LIVING IN RESIDENTIAL CARE (PROF-COG) STUDY. Age and Ageing, 44(suppl 1), pp. i13-i13.

 

Cost-effectiveness of a home-exercise program among older people after hospitalisation.

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DUCKHAM, R.L., DINAN-YOUNG, S. and BROOKE-WAVELL, K., 2015. Randomised controlled trial of the effectiveness of community group and home-based falls prevention exercise programmes on bone health in older people: the ProAct65+ bone study. Age and Ageing,

 

FARAG, I., FERREIRA, L. and SHERRINGTON, C., 2015. Economic modelling of a public health programme for fall prevention. Age & Ageing, 44(3), pp. 409-415.

 

GANZ, D.A., WENGER, N.S. and REUBEN, D.B., 2015. Effect of a Falls Quality Improvement Program on Serious Fall-Related Injuries. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, 63(1), pp. 63-70.

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HASSANKHANI, H., MALEK, M. and SCOTT, J., 2015. Reliability and Validity of the Persian Version of the Falls Efficacy Scale? International. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, 63(3), pp. 596-598.

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KALULA, S.Z., SWINGLER, G.H. and BADRI, M., 2015. Ethnic Differences in Rates and Causes of Falls in an Urban Community-Dwelling Older Population in South Africa. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, 63(2), pp. 403-404.

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KHONG, L., HILL, K. and HILL, A., 2015. "We are all one together": peer educators' views about falls prevention education for community-dwelling older adults - a qualitative study. BMC Geriatrics, 15(1), pp. 28.
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KOJIMA, G., MASUD, T., KENDRICK, D., MORRIS, R., GAWLER, S., TREML, J. and ILIFFE, S., 2015. Does the timed up and go test predict future falls among British community-dwelling older people? Prospective cohort study nested within a randomised controlled trial. BMC Geriatrics, 15(1), pp. 38.
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LOO, G., SEETHARAMAN, S. and MERCHANT, R.A., 2015. ROLE OF FROP-COM SCREENING TOOL IN TARGETED FALL PREVENTION IN THE COMMUNITY. Age and Ageing, 44(suppl 1), pp. i12-i12.

MATARESE, M., PIREDDA, M. and DE, M., GRAZIA, 2015. Systematic review of fall risk screening tools for older patients in acute hospitals. Journal of advanced nursing, 71(6), pp. 1198-1210.
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MCLEAN, K., DAY, L. and DALTON, A., 2015. Economic evaluation of a group-based exercise program for falls prevention among the older community-dwelling population. BMC Geriatrics, 15(1), pp. 33.
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MINNECI, C., MELLO, A.M., MOSSELLO, E., BALDASSERONI, S., MACCHI, L., CIPOLLETTI, S., MARCHIONNI, N. and DI BARI, M., 2015. Comparative Study of Four Physical Performance Measures as Predictors of Death, Incident Disability, and Falls in Unselected Older Persons: The Insufficienza Cardiaca negli Anziani Residenti a Dicomano Study. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, 63(1), pp. 136-141.

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NAZARKO, L., 2015. Modifiable risk factors for falls and minimizing the risk of harm. Nurse Prescribing, 13(4), pp. 192.
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PHELAN, A., MAHONEY, E., VOIT, C. and STEVENS, A., 2015. Assessment and management of fall risk in primary care settings. The Medical clinics of North America, 99(2), pp. 281.
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Preventing falls in older people. 2015. Nursing standard (Royal College of Nursing (Great Britain): 1987), 29(34), pp. 19
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SOUSA, N. and MENDES, R., 2015. Comparison of Effects of Resistance and Multicomponent Training on Falls Prevention in Institutionalized Elderly Women. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, 63(2), pp. 396-398.
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Tai Chi for Arthritis | The Chartered Society of Physiotherapy.

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VLAEYEN, E., MILISEN, K. and THE CENTER OF EXPERTISE FOR FALL AND FRACTURE PREVENTION FLANDERS, 2015. Characteristics and Effectiveness of Fall Prevention Programs in Nursing Homes: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, 63(2), pp. 211-221.

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Walking programme fails to significantly reduce falls risk in older patients | News | Nursing Times.

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YANG, Y., SCOTT, V. and ROBINOVITCH, N., 2015. Agreement Between Video Footage and Fall Incident Reports on the Circumstances of Falls in Long-Term Care. Journal of the American Medical Directors Association, 16(5), pp. 388-395.
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Inpatient Falls

 

BURSTON, S., GILLESPIE, B. and CARROLL, R., 2015. The effect of a transforming care initiative on patient outcomes in acute surgical units: a time series study. Journal of advanced nursing, 71(2), pp. 417.
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CLEMSON, L., MACKENZIE, L. and BROWNING, C., 2015. Predictors of injurious falls and fear of falling differ: an 11-year longitudinal study of incident events in older people. Journal of aging and health, 27(2), pp. 239.

HAINES, P., MCDERMOTT, F. and HOFFMANN, T., 2015. Why do hospitalized older adults take risks that may lead to falls? Health Expectations, 18(2), pp. 233.

MALLINSON, T., LELAND, N.E. and CHAN, T.H., 2015. The Need for Uniform Quality Reporting Across Post-Acute Care Rehabilitation Settings: An Examination of Accidental Falls. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, 63(1), pp. 195-197.

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MARTINEZ, F., TOBAR, C. and HILL, N., 2015. Preventing delirium: should non-pharmacological, multicomponent interventions be used? A systematic review and meta-analysis of the literature. Age and Ageing, 44(2), pp. 196-204.

MOORE, A., 2015. 'Throne project' could be a life-changer. Nursing Standard, 29(27), pp. 25.
 

SPETZ, J., BROWN, S. and AYDIN, C., 2015. The Economics of Preventing Hospital Falls: Demonstrating ROI Through a Simple Model. Journal of Nursing Administration, 45(1), pp. 50.

VASS, C., EDWARDS, C., SMITH, A., SAHOTA, O. and DRUMMOND, A., 2015. What do patients wear on their feet? A service evaluation of footwear in elderly patients. International Journal of Therapy & Rehabilitation, 22(5), pp. 225-233.
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WARD, R.E., JETTE, A.M. and BEAN, J.F., 2015. Functional Performance as a Predictor of Injurious Falls in Older Adults. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, 63(2), pp. 315-320.

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