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- Fall risks for chair-and bedbound. Peck, Richard L. // Nursing Homes: Long Term Care Management;May96, Vol. 45 Issue 5, p8
Compares the risk of injurious falls among nonambulatory and ambulatory residents. Higher of falls and specific risk factors; Percentage of injurious falls experienced by chair and bedbound residents; Costs in direct treatment.
- The world's most fantastic falls. Plaut, Josh // Science World;9/3/93, Vol. 50 Issue 1, p21
Presents an explanation how the three people survived their fall. Studies of falling cats from heights; Physics of falling; Distribution of impact over the body;. INSET: Why things fall..
- `Unexplained falls presenting to the accident and emergency department--is there a significant... // Age & Ageing;Jan97 Supplement, Vol. 26, p15
Presents an abstract of the study `Unexplained Falls Presenting to the Accident and Emergency Department--Is There a Significant Increase in Modifiable risk factors for Falls?,' by A.J. Davies, N. Steen and R.A. Kenny, presented during the communications to the autumn meeting of the British...
- Obstetric audit using routinely collected computerised data. Yudkin, P.L.; Redman, C.W.G. // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);12/15/90, Vol. 301 Issue 6765, p1371
Examines the use of collected computerized data in obstetric clinical audit in Oxford, England. Importance of standard of practice in obstetric audits; Aims of identifying trends and describing activities; Focus on changing practices to meet standards.
- Winning the Battle: A soldier returns unscathed from Iraq, only to watch his son suffer the "signature wound"of the war. Henderson, Nancy // Exceptional Parent;Dec2010, Vol. 40 Issue 12, p40
The article focuses on an incident that happened to Austin Story, the son of Army Lieutenant Colonel Shane Story, who fell from a 75 feet waterfall that had resulted to a comatose situation. Dr. Stacy Suskauer, director of the institute's brain injury program at Kennedy Krieger in Baltimore,...
- Falls--are feet the way forward? // BMJ: British Medical Journal (Overseas & Retired Doctors Edition;7/2/2011, Vol. 343 Issue 7813, p30
The article discusses the multifaceted podiatry intervention can reduce falls among older people with disabling foot pain.
- Abstracts of recent literature. Edelstein, Joan E. // Journal of Rehabilitation Research & Development;1993, Vol. 30 Issue 2, p272
Presents an abstract of the article `Physical Condition, Activity Pattern and Environment as Factors in Falls by Adult Care Facility Residents,' by B.E. Fleming et al from the Archives of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation journal.
- Individual Falls About 400 Feet To Death At Grand Canyon National Park. NPT Staff // National Parks Traveler;4/28/2014, p1
The article reports on the death of an individual after falling from the South Rim at Mather Point at the Grand Canyon National Park in Arizona in April 2014.
- Observation better after falls. // McKnight's Long-Term Care News;Jul2014, Vol. 35 Issue 7, p22
The article reports on the increase in the rate of fall victims admitted as hospital inpatients for observation in Washington.