Falls in Elderly People- November 2016

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Welcome to the November 2016 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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Key Reports

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Falls Effects

 

Laura Fitzgibbon, Ciaran Finucane, and Richard Hughson

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TRANSLATING NEW TECHNOLOGY INTO CLINICAL PRACTICE: SHOULD A DIRECT MEASURE OF CEREBRAL PERFUSION BE USED IN SYNCOPE AND FALLS ASSESSMENT? Age and Ageing (2016) 45 (suppl 2): ii13-ii56.

 

Mary Walsh, Rose Galvin, and Frances Horgan

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INCIDENCE OF AND FACTORS ASSOCIATED WITH REPEAT FALLS POST-STROKE:     RESULTS FROM AN IRISH PROSPECTIVE COHORT STUDY.

Age and Ageing (2016) 45 (suppl 2): ii13-ii56.

 

      Maria Matarese and Dhurata Ivziku

Falls risk assessment in older patients in hospital.

     Nursing Standard 2016 30: 48, pp. 53 -63.

 

Falls Prevention

 

Nicole D. A. Boyé, Nathalie van der Velde, and Tischa J. M. van der Cammen IMPROveFALL trial collaborators

Effectiveness of medication withdrawal in older fallers: results from the Improving Medication Prescribing to reduce Risk Of FALLs (IMPROveFALL) trial.

Age and Ageing first published online September 10, 2016.

 

 

CSP launches updated Falls Prevention Economic Model online | The Chartered Society of Physiotherapy.

 

2016

http://www.csp.org.uk/news/2016/08/12/csp-launches-updated-falls-prevention-economic-  model-online

 

 

CSP says members should make their mark on falls initiative | The Chartered Society of Physiotherapy

 

2016

 

http://www.csp.org.uk/news/2016/10/19/csp-says-members-should-make-their-mark-falls-initiative

 

Debra Eagles, Jeffrey J. Perry, and Marcel Emond

Timed Up and Go predicts functional decline in older patients presenting to the emergency department following minor trauma.

Age and Ageing first published online October 19, 2016.

Elizabeth Eckstrom, Margaret B. Neal and Kathie Lasater

An Interprofessional Approach to Reducing the Risk of Falls Through Enhanced Collaborative Practice.

Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. Volume 64, Issue 8, August 2016, Pages: 1701–1707. Version of Record online: 28 JUL 2016.

 

Sheena McHugh, Olivia Wall, and Patricia M. Kearney

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CHARACTERISING AN IMPLEMENTATION INTERVENTION TO SUPPORT THE INTRODUCTION OF COMMUNITY-BASED FALLS RISK ASSESSMENT CLINICS.

Age and Ageing (2016) 45 (suppl 2): ii13-ii56

 

A. Stefanie Mikolaizak, Stephen R. Lord, and J. C. Close

A multidisciplinary intervention to prevent subsequent falls and health service use following fall-related paramedic care: a randomised controlled trial.

Age and Ageing first published online October 25, 2016.

 

The National Audit of Falls and Bone Health

The national audit of falls and bone health examined services provided to older people for falls prevention and bone health.

Last updated: 23 August 2016 Status: In progress

 

Nigg, R. Claudio; Durand, Zoe

The Theoretical Basis for Engagement in Physical Activity Among Older Adults

 

Annual Review of Gerontology and Geriatrics, Volume 36, Number 1, 2016, pp. 251-271(21)

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Martin Nilsson, Joel Eriksson and Mattias Lorentzon

Fall Risk Assessment Predicts Fall-Related Injury, Hip Fracture, and Head Injury in Older Adults.

Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. Version of Record online: 30 SEP 2016.

Available: Full Text

 

Rogers, E. Carol

Tai Chi to Promote Balance Training

   
   

Annual Review of Gerontology and Geriatrics, Volume 36, Number 1, 2016, pp. 229-249(21)

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Chunmei Xiao, Yongchang Zhuang and Yong Kang

Effect of Health Qigong Baduanjin on Fall Prevention in Individuals with Parkinson's Disease.

Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. Version of Record online: 14 SEP 2016.

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Injurious Falls

Dan R. Berlowitz, Tonya Breaux-Shropshire, and for the SPRINT Research Group. Hypertension Treatment and Concern About Falling: Baseline Data from the Systolic Blood Pressure Intervention Trial

Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. Version of Record online: 19 SEP 2016.

Available: Full Text

 

Steve Ford

Nurses develop ‘bay watch’ safety programme

Nursing Times 29 September 2016

 

Steve Ford

Patient guide aims to reduce hospital trips and falls

Nursing Times 19 October 2016

 

Steve W. Parry, Harry Hill and Peter McMeekin

A Novel Approach to Proactive Primary Care–Based Case Finding and Multidisciplinary Management of Falls, Syncope, and Dizziness in a One-Stop Service: Preliminary Results.

Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. Version of Record online: 27 SEP 2016.

Available: Full Text

 

Andrea Ungar, Chiara Mussi, and Pasquale Abete

Etiology of Syncope and Unexplained Falls in Elderly Adults with Dementia: Syncope and Dementia (SYD) Study

Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. Volume 64, Issue 8, August 2016, Pages: 1567–1573, Version of Record online: 28 JUN 2016.

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Some key Nursing journals were also scanned. For a full list of sources used for the update, Please contact the Editor for further information.

 

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