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141. Fall prevention in the elderly Full Text available with Trip Pro

Fall prevention in the elderly Falls are frequent in the elderly and affect mortality, morbidity, loss of functional capacity and institutionalization. In the older patient the incidence of falls can sometimes be underestimated, even in the absence of a clear cognitive impairment, because it is often difficult to reconstruct the dynamics. It is quite common that forms due to syncope are associated with retrograde amnesia and in 40 to 60% of the cases falls happen in the absence of witnesses

2013 Clinical Cases in Mineral and Bone Metabolism

142. Validation of the Saskatoon Falls Prevention Consortium's Falls Screening and Referral Algorithm Full Text available with Trip Pro

Validation of the Saskatoon Falls Prevention Consortium's Falls Screening and Referral Algorithm To investigate the concurrent validity of the Saskatoon Falls Prevention Consortium's Falls Screening and Referral Algorithm (FSRA).A total of 29 older adults (mean age 77.7 [SD 4.0] y) residing in an independent-living senior's complex who met inclusion criteria completed a demographic questionnaire and the components of the FSRA and Berg Balance Scale (BBS). The FSRA consists of the Elderly Fall

2013 Physiotherapy Canada

143. Back on My Feet: Emotional Recovery From Fall Injury

or friends about deciding to join a study. To learn more about this study, you or your doctor may contact the study research staff using the contacts provided below. For general information, Layout table for eligibility information Ages Eligible for Study: 60 Years and older (Adult, Older Adult) Sexes Eligible for Study: All Accepts Healthy Volunteers: No Criteria Inclusion Criteria: Age 60 years and older Fall accident requiring emergency room or inpatient hospital medical care with return home within

2013 Clinical Trials

144. The relationship between increased body mass index and frailty on falls in community dwelling older adults. Full Text available with Trip Pro

characteristics were assessed at baseline for 606 community dwelling adults aged 60 years and older. Falls were assessed prospectively with a semi-structured telephone interview two years later.An increase in BMI contributed significantly to the identification of frail (Odds Ratio: 4.4; 95% Confidence Interval: 1.4, 13.6) older adults. A total of 346 falls by 148 participants were reported at follow up. Those with an increased BMI were significantly less likely to have experienced a fall between baseline

2013 BMC Geriatrics

145. Factors related to falls among community dwelling elderly. (Abstract)

Factors related to falls among community dwelling elderly. Falls among the elderly can lead to disability, hospitalization and premature death. This study aimed to determine the factors related to falls among community dwelling elderly. This case-control study was conducted at the Samlium Primary Care Unit (SPCU), Khon Kaen, Thailand. Cases were elderly individuals who had fallen within the previous six months and controls were elderly who had not fallen during that same time period. Subjects

2013 Southeast Asian Journal of Tropical Medicine and Public Health

146. The risk of falls on initiation of antihypertensive drugs in the elderly. (Abstract)

is a risk factor for falls in the elderly. Fall prevention strategies during this period may reduce injuries.

2013 Osteoporosis International

147. A Review of Young People and Smoking in England

2008). It is clear that across time prevalence among the 16-19 age group is consistently lower than among the 20-24 age group, with the Health Survey for England data somewhere in between (data are similar when analysed to compare the same age groups). A clear long term trend of decline in smoking prevalence is seen over the period of data collection, with 2007 prevalence at 21% overall for 16-19 year olds and 31% for 20-24 year olds, falling from 40% and 48% in 1974 (Robinson & Lader 2008). More

2009 Public Health Research Consortium

148. Association between respiratory tract infections and incidence of falls in nursing home residents. (Abstract)

nursing homes aged 65 years and older. Falls and RTIs were registered during 1 year, and, afterwards, a comprehensive geriatric assessment was performed in each subject.Falls occurred in 104 subjects, and 17 falls resulted in a fracture. The waist-to-hip ratio (WHR) was lower among subjects with fractures compared with those without fractures. Subjects with a fracture in history had a significantly worse functional status in terms both of basic and instrumental daily activities. Nursing home residents

2013 Polskie Archiwum Medycyny Wewnetrznej

149. Psychotropic medications, including short acting benzodiazepines, strongly increase the frequency of falls in elderly. (Abstract)

Psychotropic medications, including short acting benzodiazepines, strongly increase the frequency of falls in elderly. Falls in the elderly are common and often serious. The aim of this study was to examine the association between the use of different classes of psychotropic medications, especially short acting benzodiazepines, and the frequency of falling in elderly. Study design This retrospective cohort study was performed with patients who visited the day clinic of the department

2013 Maturitas

150. Back to the Future: Bridging the Hospital to Home Continuum After Hip Fracture

. For general information, Layout table for eligibility information Ages Eligible for Study: 60 Years to 100 Years (Adult, Older Adult) Sexes Eligible for Study: All Accepts Healthy Volunteers: No Criteria Inclusion Criteria: Adults (men and women) over 60 years of age Fall related hip fracture Community dwelling English speaking Exclusion Criteria: Dementia Medical co-morbidities precluding physical activity (significant heart failure, palliative conditions etc.) Profound hearing loss Contacts

2013 Clinical Trials

151. Triple P With Pediatric Residents

a professional Exclusion Criteria for Child: Not treated by a participating resident Age falls outside of eligible range Has a mental health diagnosis Currently receiving medication or therapy from a professional Contacts and Locations Go to Information from the National Library of Medicine To learn more about this study, you or your doctor may contact the study research staff using the contact information provided by the sponsor. Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number

2013 Clinical Trials

152. Blood Pressure

at a rate of 2-3 mmHg per second Listen for auditory vibrations from artery (Korotkoff) Systolic Blood Pressure: Onset of consecutive sounds Diastolic Blood Pressure: Disappearance of sounds VI. Technique: Obtain Multiple Blood Pressure measurements Validation of abnormal readings Recheck Blood Pressure twice more at same visit Blood Pressure improves to <160/89 after 30 minutes rest in >30% with Left and right arm, and one lower extremity Most common chronically in the elderly (fall risk) Check Blood

2015 FP Notebook

153. Trauma Team Activation

long bone s in different extremities Falls Age under 18 years old Fall from height >2x greater than the patient's own height Age 18 years old or older Fall from height 15 feet or more VI. References (2016) Manual, 14th ed, 1:83-5 Fairview Health Services, Guidelines Images: Related links to external sites (from Bing) These images are a random sampling from a Bing search on the term "Trauma Team Activation." Click on the image (or right click) to open the source website in a new browser window

2015 FP Notebook

154. Rib Fracture

Evaluate for serious intrathoracic injury Posteromedial Rib Fractures Evaluate for Suspect especially age <18 months with multiple s at variable stages of healing V. Causes (most common cause) Children and teens Sports injury Young adults Elderly Fall from standing height Pathologic Rib Fracture Cancer High-level athlete with repetitive activities involving chest musculature Rowing Throwing Weight lifting Higher risk sports Basketball Gymnastics Swimming VI. Signs Focal point tenderness over rib

2015 FP Notebook

155. Fall Prevention in the Elderly

, fall elderly , fall geriatrics , falls geriatrics , elderly fall , falls geriatric , Elderly fall , Geriatric fall , Elderly fall (finding) Spanish caída de un anciano (hallazgo) , caída de un anciano Derived from the NIH UMLS ( ) Related Topics in Prevention About FPnotebook.com is a rapid access, point-of-care medical reference for primary care and emergency clinicians. Started in 1995, this collection now contains 6656 interlinked topic pages divided into a tree of 31 specialty books and 728 (...) Fall Prevention in the Elderly Fall Prevention in the Elderly Toggle navigation Brain Head & Neck Chest Endocrine Abdomen Musculoskeletal Skin Infectious Disease Hematology & Oncology Cohorts Diagnostics Emergency Findings Procedures Prevention & Management Pharmacy Resuscitation Trauma Emergency Procedures Ultrasound Cardiovascular Emergencies Lung Emergencies Infectious Disease Pediatrics Neurologic Emergencies Skin Exposure Miscellaneous Abuse Cancer Administration 4 Fall Prevention

2015 FP Notebook

156. Assessment of Motivity in People Aged 65 to 86 Years

of the stride, instability and a decrease in walking speed (Beauchet et al., 2002). Tinetti, Speecheley, Ginter (1988, from Ch Wider, F. Vingerhoets, J Bogousslavsky, 2005) show that 20-30% of heathly older fall each year and state that one of these falls, 25% result in injuries with significant effect and 5% a fracture. In addition to the risk of fracture fear of falling exists in many older people even before a drop in effective (Recommandation of HAS, 2005).In France, about 9 000 deaths of people aged

2012 Clinical Trials

157. Fall Prevention Among Community Living Elderly

Fall Prevention Among Community Living Elderly Fall Prevention Among Community Living Elderly - Full Text View - ClinicalTrials.gov Hide glossary Glossary Study record managers: refer to the if submitting registration or results information. Search for terms x × Study Record Detail Saved Studies Save this study Warning You have reached the maximum number of saved studies (100). Please remove one or more studies before adding more. Fall Prevention Among Community Living Elderly The safety

2012 Clinical Trials

158. Pilot Study of Virtual Gait Training in Older Adults

contact the study research staff using the contacts provided below. For general information, Layout table for eligibility information Ages Eligible for Study: 65 Years and older (Older Adult) Sexes Eligible for Study: All Accepts Healthy Volunteers: Yes Criteria Inclusion Criteria: older than 65 years of age fall within last 6 months Exclusion Criteria: cognitive deficits physical disability Contacts and Locations Go to Information from the National Library of Medicine To learn more about this study

2012 Clinical Trials

159. Training Improves Balance Control

-23, DOI: 10.1007/s11556-007-0019-9 Layout table for additonal information Responsible Party: Boston University ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: Other Study ID Numbers: RRF 2001-056 First Posted: March 8, 2012 Last Update Posted: March 8, 2012 Last Verified: March 2012 Keywords provided by Boston University: Aging Falls Balance Control Voluntary Step Execution Test Dual-Task Self-reported function

2012 Clinical Trials

160. Self-efficacy is independently associated with brain volume in older women. Full Text available with Trip Pro

regression models were constructed. Covariates included in the models were age, global cognition, systolic blood pressure, functional comorbidity index and current physical activity level. MRI scans were acquired from 79 community-dwelling senior women aged 65-75 years old. Falls-related self-efficacy was assessed by the activities-specific balance confidence (ABC) scale.after accounting for covariates, falls-related self-efficacy was independently associated with both total brain volume and total grey

2012 Age and ageing Controlled trial quality: uncertain

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