A Step Toward Decreasing Falls and Preventing Injuries in Critical Care
- Effect of Soft Shell Hip Protectors on Pressure Distribution to the Hio Durina Sidewavs Falls. Laing, A. C.; Robinovitch, S. N. // From the World of Osteoporosis / Turkiye Osteoporoz Dunyasindan;2008, Vol. 14 Issue 2, p53
An abstract of the article "Effect of Soft Shell Hip Protectors on Pressure Distribution to the Hip During Sideways Falls," by A.C. Laing and S.N. Robinovitch is presented.
- The risk of falling. Scalzo, L.; D'Andrea, M.; Iocco, M. // BMC Geriatrics;2010 Supplement 1, Vol. 10, pL72
An abstract of the lecture titled "The Risk of Falling," by L. Scalzo and colleagues, given at the Age and Health Forum Catanzaro on December 5-7, 2009 in Italy, is presented.
- Surgical treatment of isolated sternal fracture: serial of 10 cases. Tahalele, P. L.; Puruhito; Prasmono, A.; Kusbijanto, H.; Soebroto, H.; Sembiring, Y. E. // Journal of Cardiothoracic Surgery;2013, Vol. 8 Issue Suppl 1, p1
An abstract of the article "Surgical treatment of isolated sternal fracture: serial of 10 cases" by P. L. Tahalele and colleagues is presented.
- BIOMECHANICS OF LATERAL FALLS IN THE ELDERLY. Luchies, C. W.; Pazdur, R.; Young, S.; Briggs, A. J.; Schultz, A. B.; Ashton-Miller, J. A.; Alexander, N. B. // Gerontologist;Oct1996 Supplement, Vol. 36 Issue 1, p52
When large balance disturbances are encountered, step strategies are often used to maintain balance, even so, little is known about these step strategies. This study was undertaken to understand to biomechanics of the lateral step response used to arrest an impending lateral fall. We tested the...
- FALLS: Functional movements help reduce risk of falls. // Pulse;8/22/2012, Vol. 72 Issue 27, p10
The article presents information on the findings of a study according to which a programme that encourages older people to include functional movements in their everyday life reduces the risk of falls by about 30%.
- RECOVERY OF ADL INDEPENDENCE AFTER AN INJURIOUS FALL. Marenberg, M. E.; Williams, C. S.; Gill, T. M.; Tinetti, M. E. // Gerontologist;Oct1996 Supplement, Vol. 36 Issue 1, p51
Risk factors for falling and sustaining an injury during a fall have recently been identified. Moreover, injurious falls have been shown to be a poweful predictor of functional decline. The purpose of this study was to examine predictors of functional recovery after injurious falls. From a...
- PREDICTING FALLS IN THE NURSING HOME (NH). Kiely, D. K.; Kiel, D. P.; Cupples, L. A.; Burrows, A. B.; Lipsitz, L. A. // Gerontologist;Oct1996 Supplement, Vol. 36 Issue 1, p52
Falls are common among NH residents but there are no data regarding the ability of the Minimum Data Set (MDS) to predict falls. A risk model was developed to prospectively identify NH residents at high risk of falling using MDS baseline and yearly assessments of 17,810 NH residents. The risk...
- Locomotion and the risk of falling in an ageing population. // Pflugers Archiv European Journal of Physiology;Apr2000 Supplement, Vol. 439, pR298
The article presents abstracts of the study "Locomotion and the risk of falling in an ageing population." The available national data focusing on the prevalence of mobility disorders and the incidence of injurious falls is presented. More than 35 percent of community dwelling elderly have...
- Medication-related falls in elderly: B-PROOF examines trends. // Reactions Weekly;Dec2014, Vol. 1530 Issue 1, p8
An abstract of the article "Medication-related fall incidents in an older, ambulant population: the B-PROOF Study," by A. C. Ham and colleagues is presented.