Falls in Elderly People- March 2017

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Welcome to the March 2017 Update. This will be produced every quarter and lists the most recent literature in the field. Full text links are provided where available please login to Athens to access the Full text. If you do not have an NHS Open Athens account please register at http://openathens.nice.org.uk/

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Falls Prevention

Preventing falls in older people.

Author(s) Oxtoby, Kathy

British journal of community nursing; Jan 2017; vol. 22 (no. 1); p. 683

Publication Date Jan 2017

 

Lower likelihood of falling at age 90+ is associated with daily exercise a quarter of a century earlier: The 90+ Study

Age and Ageing

Annlia Paganini-Hill, Dana E Greenia, Shawna Perry, Seyed Ahmad Sajjadi, Claudia H Kawas...

Published: 21 March 2017

 

The growing challenge of major trauma in older people: a role for comprehensive geriatric assessment?

Age and Ageing

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James Michael Fisher, Charlotte Bates, Jay Banerjee

Published: 10 March 2017

 

Validation of two risk-prediction models for recurrent falls in the first year after stroke: a prospective cohort study

Age and Ageing

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Mary E. Walsh, Rose Galvin, Fiona Boland, David Williams, Joseph A. Harbison...

Published: 19 January 2017

 

 

 

 

Interventions to prevent or reduce the level of frailty in community-dwelling older adults: a scoping review of the literature and international policies

Age and Ageing

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Martine T. E. Puts, Samar Toubasi, Melissa K. Andrew, Maureen C. Ashe, Jenny Ploeg...

Published: 07 January 2017

 

Effectiveness of an intervention to prevent frailty in pre-frail community-dwelling older people consulting in primary care: a randomized controlled trial

Age and Ageing

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M. Serra-Prat, X. Sist, R. Domenich, L. Jurado, A. Saiz ...

Published: 07 January 2017

 

Falls’ risk needs revisiting

Nursing Standard. 31, 26, 32-32.

Published in print: 22 February 2017

 

Falls risk assessment

Rose Gallacher

Nursing Standard. 31, 26, 64-65.

Published in print: 22 February 2017

 

 

Falls and Frailty in Prostate Cancer Survivors: Current, Past, and Never Users of Androgen Deprivation Therapy

Journal of the American Geriatrics Society

Kerri M. Winters-Stone, Esther Moe and Tomasz M. Beer

A Population-Based Study Examining Injury in Older Adults with and without Dementia

Journal of the American Geriatrics Society

Volume 65, Issue 3, March 2017, Pages: 520–525, Lynn B. Meuleners and Michelle B. Hobday

 

Study of Individualization and Bias in Nursing Home Fall Prevention Practices

Journal of the American Geriatrics Society

Cathleen S. Colón-Emeric, Kirsten Corazzini and Ruth A. Anderson

 

An Occupational Therapy Fall Reduction Home Visit Program for Community-Dwelling Older Adults in Hong Kong after an Emergency Department Visit for a Fall

Journal of the American Geriatrics Society

Volume 65, Issue 2, February 2017, Pages: 364–372, Mary Man-Lai Chu, Kenneth Nai-Kuen Fong and Hon-Kuan Tong

 

Person-Centered Fall Risk Awareness Perspectives: Clinical Correlates and Fall Risk

Journal of the American Geriatrics Society

Volume 64, Issue 12, December 2016, Pages: 2528–2532, Joe Verghese

 

Study of Individualization and Bias in Nursing Home Fall Prevention Practices

Journal of the American Geriatrics Society

Cathleen S. Colón-Emeric, Kirsten Corazzini and Ruth A. Anderson

 

An optimized patient information sheet did not significantly increase recruitment or retention in a falls prevention study: an embedded randomized recruitment trial

Sarah Cockayne, Caroline Fairhurst, Joy Adamson

Trials 2017 18:144

Published on: 28 March 2017

 

Racial-Ethnic Differences in Fall Prevalence among Older Women: A Cross-Sectional Survey Study

Yifan Geng, Joan C. Lo and Nancy P. Gordon

BMC Geriatrics 2017 17:65

Published on: 11 March 2017

 

A systematic review of gait perturbation paradigms for improving reactive stepping responses and falls risk among healthy older adults

Christopher McCrum, Marissa H. G. Gerards, Kiros Karamanidis

European Review of Aging and Physical Activity 2017 14:3

Published on: 2 March 2017

 

Integrated solutions for sustainable fall prevention in primary care, the iSOLVE project: a type 2 hybrid effectiveness-implementation design

Lindy Clemson, Lynette Mackenzie, Chris Roberts

Implementation Science 2017 12:12

Published on: 7 February 2017

 

Improving safety in care homes: protocol for evaluation of the Walsall and Wolverhampton care home improvement programme

Sarah Damery, Sarah Flanagan, Kiran Rai and Gill Combes

BMC Health Services Research 2017 17:86

Published on: 26 January 2017

 

Study protocol: effect of playful training on functional abilities of older adults - a randomized controlled trial

Jari Due Jessen and Henrik Hautop Lund

BMC Geriatrics 2017 17:27

Published on: 19 January 2017

 

 

 

Influence of hip and knee osteoarthritis on dynamic postural control parameters among older fallers.

Author(s) Mat, Sumaiyah; Ng, Chin Teck; Tan, Maw Pin

Source Journal of rehabilitation medicine; Mar 2017; vol. 49 (no. 3); p. 258-263

 

Exercise and nutritional approaches to prevent frail bones, falls and fractures: an update.

Daly RM.

Climacteric. 2017 Apr; 20(2):119-124. Epub 2017 Feb 8. Review.

All health professionals must help prevent falls, says NICE | The Chartered Society of Physiotherapy . Available: http://www.csp.org.uk/news/2017/01/31/all-health-professionals-must-help-prevent-falls-says-nice [3/31/2017, 2017].

Falls Prevention and Management in Older People | The Chartered Society of Physiotherapy. Available: http://www.csp.org.uk/events/falls-prevention-management-older-people-2 [3/31/2017, 2017].

Falls costs: the driving force | The Chartered Society of Physiotherapy. Available: http://www.csp.org.uk/frontline/article/the-driving-force [3/31/2017, 2017].

Falls and Fragility Fracture Audit Programme (FFFAP) | RCP London. Available: https://www.rcplondon.ac.uk/projects/falls-and-fragility-fracture-audit-programme-fffap [3/31/2017, 2017].

 

Falls risk factors: assessment and management to prevent falls and fractures.

Author(s)Martin, Finbarr C

Source Canadian journal on aging = La revue canadienne du vieillissement; Mar 2011; vol. 30 (no. 1); p. 33-44

Publication Date Mar 2011

 

Preventing falls in older people.

Oxtoby K.

Br J Community Nurs. 2017 Jan 2; 22(1):683.

To dance or not to dance? A comparison of balance, physical fitness and quality of life in older Irish set dancers and age-matched controls.

Shanahan J, Coman L, Ryan F, Saunders J, O'Sullivan K, Ni Bhriain O, Clifford AM.

Public Health. 2016 Dec; 141:56-62.

Changes in dual-task performance after 5 months of karate and fitness training for older adults to enhance fall prevention.

Pliske G, Emmermacher P, Weinbeer V, Witte K.

Aging Clin Exp Res. 2016 Dec; 28(6):1179-1186. Epub 2015 Dec 12.

 

 

 

 

Is independence of older adults safe considering the risk of falls?

Dorota Talarska, Magdalena Strugała, Marlena Szewczyczak

BMC Geriatrics 2017 17:66

Published on: 14 March 2017

 

Lower Physical Activity in Persons with Multiple Sclerosis at Increased Fall Risk: A Cross-sectional Study.

Author(s)Sebastião, Emerson; Learmonth, Yvonne C; Motl, Robert W

Source American journal of physical medicine & rehabilitation; May 2017; vol. 96 (no. 5); p. 357-361

Publication Date May 2017

 

Falls, fractures and bone density in Parkinson's disease - a cross-sectional study.

Author(s) Tassorelli, Cristina; Berlangieri, Mariangela; Buscone, Simona

Source The International journal of neuroscience; Apr 2017; vol. 127 (no. 4); p. 299-304

 

Spinal Fractures in Older Adult Patients Admitted After Low-Level Falls: 10-Year Incidence and Outcomes

Journal of the American Geriatrics Society

Randeep S. Jawa, Adam J. Singer and James A. Vosswinkel

High incidence of falls and fall-related injuries in wheelchair users with spinal cord injury: A prospective study of risk indicators.

 
       

J Rehabil Med. 2017 Jan 31; 49(2):144-151.

 

The effects of a simultaneous cognitive or motor task on the kinematics of walking in older fallers and non-fallers.

Author(s) Freire Júnior, Renato Campos; Porto, Jaqueline Mello; Marques, Nise Ribeiro

Source Human movement science; Jan 2017; vol. 51; p. 146-152

 

Comparison of gait symmetry between post stroke fallers and nonfallers during level walking using triaxial accelerometry: A STROBE-compliant cross-sectional study.

Author(s) Lien, Wei-Chih; Cheng, Yung-Heng; Kuan, Ta-Shen

Source Medicine; Mar 2017; vol. 96 (no. 9); p. e5990

 

 

 

 

 

Falls

Ask elderly about falls in routine appointments, says NICE

31 January 2017 Steve Ford Nursing Times

Nursing Standard, 2017, 31(19):15-15

 

Preventing falls in hospital

Lynne Pearce

Abstract

Lynne Pearce

Nursing Standard. 31, 19, 15-15.

 

Seasonal ambient changes influence inpatient falls

Age and Ageing

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Chie Magota, Hiroyuki Sawatari, Shin-ichi Ando

Published: 05 January 2017

 

High-Risk Medications in Hospitalized Elderly Adults: Are We Making It Easy to Do the Wrong Thing?

Journal of the American Geriatrics Society

Volume 65, Issue 3, March 2017, Pages: 603–607, Nina L. Blachman, Rosanne M. Leipzig and Jashvant Poeran

 

Tool for vision assessment 'to reduce falls in hospitals'

23 January 2017Nicola Merrifield Nursing Times

 

Impaired Orthostatic Blood Pressure Recovery Is Associated with Unexplained and Injurious Falls

Journal of the American Geriatrics Society

Volume 65, Issue 3, March 2017, Pages: 474–482, Ciarán Finucane, Matthew D. L. O'Connell and Rose Anne Kenny

 

Piloting staff education in Australia to reduce falls in older hospital patients experiencing delirium.

Toye C, Kitchen S, Hill A

Nurs Health Sci. 2017 Mar; 19(1):51-58.

 

Falls workstream (National Audit of Inpatient Falls) | RCP London. Available: https://www.rcplondon.ac.uk/projects/falls-workstream-national-audit-inpatient-falls [3/31/2017, 2017].

Intentional Rounding: a staff-led quality improvement intervention in the prevention of patient falls.

Morgan L, Flynn L, Robertson E, New S, Forde-Johnston C

J Clin Nurs. 2017 Jan; 26(1-2):115-124.

 

 

 

Piloting staff education in Australia to reduce falls in older hospital patients experiencing delirium.

Toye C, Kitchen S, Hill A

Nurs Health Sci. 2017 Mar; 19(1):51-58.

 

Evaluation of an inpatient fall risk screening tool to identify the most critical fall risk factors in inpatients.

Author(s)Hou, Wen-Hsuan; Kang, Chun-Mei; Ho, Mu-Hsing

Source Journal of clinical nursing; Mar 2017; vol. 26 (no. 5-6); p. 698-706

 

Are triage questions sufficient to assign fall risk precautions in the ED?

Author(s)Southerland, Lauren T; Slattery, Lauren; Rosenthal, Joseph A

Source The American journal of emergency medicine; Feb 2017; vol. 35 (no. 2); p. 329-332

 

Inpatient falls after shoulder arthroplasty.

Author(s)Menendez, Mariano E; Ring, David; Jawa, Andrew

Source Journal of shoulder and elbow surgery; Jan 2017; vol. 26 (no. 1); p. 14-19

 

Inpatient Falls Quality Improvement | RCP London. Available: https://www.rcplondon.ac.uk/projects/inpatient-falls-quality-improvement [3/31/2017, 2017].

 

Who falls in an adult emergency department and why-A retrospective review.

Author(s)McErlean, Deanne R; Hughes, James A

Source Australasian emergency nursing journal : AENJ; Feb 2017; vol. 20 (no. 1); p. 12-16

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Falls Effects

A prospective study of the association between orthostatic hypotension and falls: definition matters

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Claire McDonald, Mark Pearce, Simon R. Kerr

Age and Ageing

Published: 24 December 2016

 

Fear of Falling in Older Mexican Americans: A Longitudinal Study of Incidence and Predictive Factors

Journal of the American Geriatrics Society

Volume 64, Issue 12, December 2016, Pages: 2560–2565, Leah Dierking, Kyriakos Markides and M. Kristen Peek

 

Predictors of Posttraumatic Stress Symptoms and Association with Fear of Falling After Hip Fracture

Journal of the American Geriatrics Society

Sara L. Kornfield, Eric J. Lenze and Kerri S. Rawson

 

Fear of falling and its association with life-space mobility of older adults: a cross-sectional analysis using data from five international sites

Age and Ageing

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Mohammad Auais, Beatriz Alvarado, Ricardo Guerra

Published: 05 January 2017

Orthostatic Hypotension and Falls

Journal of the American Geriatrics Society

Volume 65, Issue 3, March 2017, Pages: 470–471, Lewis A. Lipsitz

Factors related to fear of falling among community-dwelling older adults.

Author(s)Hoang, Oanh Tran Thi; Jullamate, Pornchai; Piphatvanitcha, Naiyana

Source Journal of clinical nursing; Jan 2017; vol. 26 (no. 1-2); p. 68-76

Publication Date Jan 2017

 

The management of syncope in older adults.

Author(s)Ungar, A; Morrione, A; Rafanelli, M

Source Minerva medica; Aug 2009; vol. 100 (no. 4); p. 247-258

Publication Date Aug 2009

 

Postural blood pressure electrocardiographic changes are associated with falls in older people.

Author(s)Saedon, Nor Izzati; Zainal-Abidin, Imran; Chee, Kok Han

Source Clinical autonomic research : official journal of the Clinical Autonomic Research Society; Feb 2016; vol. 26 (no. 1); p. 41-48

Publication Date Feb 2016

 

Syncope and near-syncope as a multifactorial problem in geriatric inpatients: Systemic hypotension is an underrated predictor for syncope exclusively.

Author(s)Bień, B; Wilmańska, J; Jańczak, W

Source Advances in medical sciences; 2011; vol. 56 (no. 2); p. 352-360

Publication Date 2011

 

Assessment and management of fall risk in primary care settings.

Author(s)Phelan, Elizabeth A; Mahoney, Jane E; Voit, Jan C;

Source The Medical clinics of North America; Mar 2015; vol. 99 (no. 2); p. 281-293

Publication Date Mar 2015

 

New developments in the management of neurogenic orthostatic hypotension.

Author(s)Biaggioni, Italo

Source Current cardiology reports; Nov 2014; vol. 16 (no. 11); p. 542

Publication Date Nov 2014

 

Medical findings in an interdisciplinary geriatric outpatient clinic specialising in falls.

Author(s)Smebye, Kristofer Lislerud; Granum, Solveig; Wyller, Torgeir Bruun

Source Tidsskrift for den Norske laegeforening : tidsskrift for praktisk medicin, ny raekke; Apr 2014; vol. 134 (no. 7); p. 705-709

Publication Date Apr 2014

 

Withdrawal of fall-risk-increasing drugs in older persons: effect on tilt-table test outcomes.

Author(s)van der Velde, Nathalie; van den Meiracker, Anton H; Pols, Huibert A P

Source Journal of the American Geriatrics Society; May 2007; vol. 55 (no. 5); p. 734-739

Publication Date May 2007

 

Orthostatic hypotension as cause of syncope in patients older than 65 years admitted to emergency departments for transient loss of consciousness.

Author(s)Mussi, Chiara; Ungar, Andrea; Salvioli, Gianfranco

Evaluation of Guidelines in Syncope Study 2 Group

Source The journals of gerontology. Series A, Biological sciences and medical sciences; Jul 2009; vol. 64 (no. 7); p. 801-806

Publication Date Jul 2009

 

 

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