Prevention of falls and subsequent injuries in elderly people: a long way to go in both research and practice

Kannus, Pekka; Khan, Karim M.
September 2001
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;9/4/2001, Vol. 165 Issue 5, p587
Academic Journal
Comments on falls and related injuries among elderly people. Observation that it is a major public health problem worldwide; Implications of falls, including injury and death; Reasons why the problem is likely to increase; Methods which are being developed and tested by researchers; Reference to study by David Hogan and colleagues in the same issue; Promising interventions.


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