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181. Environmental assessment and modification to prevent falls in older people

Environmental assessment and modification to prevent falls in older people 21226674 2011 01 13 2011 02 18 2011 06 03 1532-5415 59 1 2011 Jan Journal of the American Geriatrics Society J Am Geriatr Soc Environmental assessment and modification to prevent falls in older people. 26-33 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2010.03221.x To assess the effectiveness of an environmental falls prevention intervention delivered by qualified occupational therapists or unqualified trained assessors. A pilot three-armed (...) randomized controlled trial. Airedale National Health Service Trust catchment, North and West Yorkshire, England. Two hundred thirty-eight community-dwelling adults aged 70 and older with a history of falls in the previous year. Assessment and modification of the home environment of people at greater risk of falls. Fear of falling was the primary outcome measure, and an analysis of covariance was conducted on the area under the curve at 12 months. As a secondary outcome, falls were analysed using

EvidenceUpdates2011

182. Summary of the Updated American Geriatrics Society/British Geriatrics Society clinical practice guideline for prevention of falls in older persons

Summary of the Updated American Geriatrics Society/British Geriatrics Society clinical practice guideline for prevention of falls in older persons 21226685 2011 01 13 2011 02 18 2016 11 25 1532-5415 59 1 2011 Jan Journal of the American Geriatrics Society J Am Geriatr Soc Summary of the Updated American Geriatrics Society/British Geriatrics Society clinical practice guideline for prevention of falls in older persons. 148-57 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2010.03234.x The following article is a summary (...) of the American Geriatrics Society/British Geriatrics Society Clinical Practice Guideline for Prevention of Falls in Older Persons (2010). This article provides additional discussion of the guideline process and the differences between the current guideline and the 2001 version and includes the guidelines' recommendations, algorithm, and acknowledgments. The complete guideline is published on the American Geriatrics Society's Web site (http://www.americangeriatrics.org/health_care_professionals

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183. A randomized controlled trial of a multifactorial falls prevention intervention for older fallers presenting to emergency departments

A randomized controlled trial of a multifactorial falls prevention intervention for older fallers presenting to emergency departments 21143436 2010 12 14 2011 02 03 2010 12 14 1532-5415 58 12 2010 Dec Journal of the American Geriatrics Society J Am Geriatr Soc A randomized controlled trial of a multifactorial falls prevention intervention for older fallers presenting to emergency departments. 2265-74 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2010.03191.x To investigate the effect of a referral-based targeted (...) multifactorial falls prevention intervention on the occurrence of recurrent falls and injuries in older people presenting to an emergency department (ED) after a fall and discharged directly home from the ED. Randomized controlled trial. Assessors of outcomes were unaware of group allocation. Seven EDs in metropolitan Melbourne, Australia. Inclusion criteria were community dwelling, aged 60 and older, presenting to an ED after a fall, and discharged directly home. Exclusion criteria were unable to follow

EvidenceUpdates2011

184. Systematic review: Vitamin D reduces the risk of falls in older adults compared with calcium or placebo

Systematic review: Vitamin D reduces the risk of falls in older adults compared with calcium or placebo Vitamin D reduces the risk of falls in older adults compared with calcium or placebo | Evidence-Based Nursing This site uses cookies. By continuing to browse the site you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Log in via your Society Log in using your username and password For personal accounts OR managers of institutional accounts Username * Password * your user name or password? Search (...) for this keyword Search for this keyword Main menu Log in via your Society Log in using your username and password For personal accounts OR managers of institutional accounts Username * Password * your user name or password? You are here Vitamin D reduces the risk of falls in older adults compared with calcium or placebo Article Text Care of the older person Systematic review Vitamin D reduces the risk of falls in older adults compared with calcium or placebo Melissa J Benton Statistics from Altmetric.com

Evidence-Based Nursing (Requires free registration)2011

185. Cross-sectional study: Mental status deficits are identified in 34% of patients who fall while in hospital

Cross-sectional study: Mental status deficits are identified in 34% of patients who fall while in hospital Mental status deficits are identified in 34% of patients who fall while in hospital | Evidence-Based Nursing This site uses cookies. By continuing to browse the site you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Log in via your Society Log in using your username and password For personal accounts OR managers of institutional accounts Username * Password * your user name or password? Search (...) for this keyword Search for this keyword Main menu Log in via your Society Log in using your username and password For personal accounts OR managers of institutional accounts Username * Password * your user name or password? You are here Mental status deficits are identified in 34% of patients who fall while in hospital Article Text Adult nursing Cross-sectional study Mental status deficits are identified in 34% of patients who fall while in hospital Keith Hill 1 , 2 Statistics from Altmetric.com No Altmetric

Evidence-Based Nursing (Requires free registration)2011

187. Systematic review with meta-analysis: The Otago strength and balance exercise programme lowers the risk of death and falls in the older people at 12 months

Systematic review with meta-analysis: The Otago strength and balance exercise programme lowers the risk of death and falls in the older people at 12 months The Otago strength and balance exercise programme lowers the risk of death and falls in the older people at 12 months | Evidence-Based Nursing This site uses cookies. By continuing to browse the site you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Log in via your Society Log in using your username and password For personal accounts OR managers (...) of institutional accounts Username * Password * your user name or password? Search for this keyword Search for this keyword Main menu Log in via your Society Log in using your username and password For personal accounts OR managers of institutional accounts Username * Password * your user name or password? You are here The Otago strength and balance exercise programme lowers the risk of death and falls in the older people at 12 months Article Text Care of older person Systematic review with meta-analysis

Evidence-Based Nursing (Requires free registration)2011

188. Effectiveness and implementation aspects of interventions for preventing falls in elderly people in long-term care facilities: a systematic review of RCTs

Effectiveness and implementation aspects of interventions for preventing falls in elderly people in long-term care facilities: a systematic review of RCTs Effectiveness and implementation aspects of interventions for preventing falls in elderly people in long-term care facilities: a systematic review of RCTs Effectiveness and implementation aspects of interventions for preventing falls in elderly people in long-term care facilities: a systematic review of RCTs Neyens JC, van Haastregt JC (...) , Dijcks BP, Martens M, van den Heuvel WJ, de Witte LP, Schols JM CRD summary The review concluded that the evidence on interventions to reduce fall-related incidents in elderly residents of long-term care facilities was inconclusive. This conclusion should be considered with some caution due to the use of a basic synthesis which did not consider trial quality or other trial characteristics. Authors' objectives To evaluate the effectiveness and implementation of interventions to reduce falls

DARE.2011

189. Do exercise interventions designed to prevent falls affect participation in life roles? A systematic review and meta-analysis

Do exercise interventions designed to prevent falls affect participation in life roles? A systematic review and meta-analysis Do exercise interventions designed to prevent falls affect participation in life roles? A systematic review and meta-analysis Do exercise interventions designed to prevent falls affect participation in life roles? A systematic review and meta-analysis Fairhall N, Sherrington C, Clemson L, Cameron ID CRD summary The review found that interventions that included exercise (...) may improve participation in life roles among older people. These conclusions appear to reflect the evidence presented but (as the authors' acknowledged) require cautious interpretation due to heterogeneity between the studies, a small overall effect size and the absence of a gold standard for evaluating participation outcomes. Authors' objectives To determine whether exercise interventions targeting falls improve participation in life roles among older people. Searching The searches used in two

DARE.2011

190. Developing a multi-systemic fall prevention model, incorporating the physical environment, the care process and technology: a systematic review

Developing a multi-systemic fall prevention model, incorporating the physical environment, the care process and technology: a systematic review Developing a multi-systemic fall prevention model, incorporating the physical environment, the care process and technology: a systematic review Developing a multi-systemic fall prevention model, incorporating the physical environment, the care process and technology: a systematic review Choi YS, Lawler E, Boenecke CA, Ponatoski ER, Zimring CM CRD (...) summary The review assessed the characteristics of fall prevention interventions implemented in hospitals and developed two multi-systemic fall prevention models that addressed the collective effects of the physical environment, the care process and culture, and technology. Limitations in study quality and the review process imply that the authors' conclusions should be treated with caution, as acknowledged by the authors. Authors' objectives To evaluate the effectiveness and assess

DARE.2011

191. Randomised controlled trial: A music-based multitask exercise programme is a promising intervention for improving gait, balance and fall risk in older adults

Randomised controlled trial: A music-based multitask exercise programme is a promising intervention for improving gait, balance and fall risk in older adults A music-based multitask exercise programme is a promising intervention for improving gait, balance and fall risk in older adults | Evidence-Based Nursing This site uses cookies. By continuing to browse the site you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Log in via your Society Log in using your username and password For personal accounts (...) OR managers of institutional accounts Username * Password * your user name or password? Search for this keyword Search for this keyword Main menu Log in via your Society Log in using your username and password For personal accounts OR managers of institutional accounts Username * Password * your user name or password? You are here A music-based multitask exercise programme is a promising intervention for improving gait, balance and fall risk in older adults Article Text This article has a correction

Evidence-Based Nursing (Requires free registration)2011

192. The effect of vitamin D on falls: a systematic review and meta-analysis

The effect of vitamin D on falls: a systematic review and meta-analysis The effect of vitamin D on falls: a systematic review and meta-analysis The effect of vitamin D on falls: a systematic review and meta-analysis Murad MH, Elamin KB, Abu Elnour NO, Elamin MB, Alkatib AA, Fatourechi MM, Almandoz JP, Mullan RJ, Lane MA, Liu H, Erwin PJ, Hensrud DD, Montori VM CRD summary Vitamin D combined with calcium reduced the risk of falls. The conclusions broadly reflect the evidence presented (...) but the overall result may be misleading due to variation between trials. The findings of this review should be considered with caution. Authors' objectives To summarise the evidence on vitamin D use and the risk of falls in the elderly. Searching MEDLINE, EMBASE, Web of Science, SCOPUS, PEDRO and eight regional medical databases were searched to August 2010. The search strategy and terms were reported. Reference sections were checked and experts were contacted for potentially eligible studies. No language

DARE.2011

193. Effectiveness of a multifaceted podiatry intervention to prevent falls in community dwelling older people with disabling foot pain: randomised controlled trial.

Effectiveness of a multifaceted podiatry intervention to prevent falls in community dwelling older people with disabling foot pain: randomised controlled trial. 21680622 2011 06 17 2011 11 08 2017 02 20 1756-1833 342 2011 Jun 16 BMJ (Clinical research ed.) BMJ Effectiveness of a multifaceted podiatry intervention to prevent falls in community dwelling older people with disabling foot pain: randomised controlled trial. d3411 10.1136/bmj.d3411 bmj.d3411 To determine the effectiveness (...) of a multifaceted podiatry intervention in preventing falls in community dwelling older people with disabling foot pain. Parallel group randomised controlled trial. University health sciences clinic in Melbourne, Australia. 305 community dwelling men and women (mean age 74 (SD 6) years) with disabling foot pain and an increased risk of falling. 153 were allocated to a multifaceted podiatry intervention and 152 to routine podiatry care, with 12 months' follow-up. Multifaceted podiatry intervention consisting

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194. A multicentre randomised controlled trial of day hospital-based falls prevention programme for a screened population of community-dwelling older people at high risk of falls

A multicentre randomised controlled trial of day hospital-based falls prevention programme for a screened population of community-dwelling older people at high risk of falls 20823124 2010 10 19 2011 01 31 2015 11 19 1468-2834 39 6 2010 Nov Age and ageing Age Ageing A multicentre randomised controlled trial of day hospital-based falls prevention programme for a screened population of community-dwelling older people at high risk of falls. 704-10 10.1093/ageing/afq096 to determine the clinical (...) effectiveness of a day hospital-delivered multifactorial falls prevention programme, for community-dwelling older people at high risk of future falls identified through a screening process. multicentre randomised controlled trial. eight general practices and three day hospitals based in the East Midlands, UK. three hundred and sixty-four participants, mean age 79 years, with a median of three falls risk factors per person at baseline. a day hospital-delivered multifactorial falls prevention programme

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195. Fall and balance outcomes after an intervention to promote leg strength, balance, and walking in people with diabetic peripheral neuropathy: ``feet first`` randomized controlled trial

Fall and balance outcomes after an intervention to promote leg strength, balance, and walking in people with diabetic peripheral neuropathy: ``feet first`` randomized controlled trial 20798179 2010 11 02 2010 12 08 2010 11 02 1538-6724 90 11 2010 Nov Physical therapy Phys Ther Fall and balance outcomes after an intervention to promote leg strength, balance, and walking in people with diabetic peripheral neuropathy: "feet first" randomized controlled trial. 1568-79 10.2522/ptj.20090362 Weight (...) -bearing exercise has been discouraged for people with diabetes mellitus and peripheral neuropathy (DM+PN). However, people with diabetes mellitus and insensate feet have an increased risk of falling. Lower-extremity exercise and balance training reduce fall risk in some older adults. It is unknown whether those with neuropathy experience similar benefits. As part of a study of the effects of weight-bearing exercise on foot ulceration in people with DM+PN, the effects of a lower-extremity exercise and

EvidenceUpdates2011

196. Cost-effectiveness of a day hospital falls prevention programme for screened community-dwelling older people at high risk of falls

Cost-effectiveness of a day hospital falls prevention programme for screened community-dwelling older people at high risk of falls 20833862 2010 10 19 2011 01 31 2017 02 20 1468-2834 39 6 2010 Nov Age and ageing Age Ageing Cost-effectiveness of a day hospital falls prevention programme for screened community-dwelling older people at high risk of falls. 710-6 10.1093/ageing/afq108 multifactorial falls prevention programmes for older people have been proved to reduce falls. However, evidence (...) of their cost-effectiveness is mixed. economic evaluation alongside pragmatic randomised controlled trial. randomised trial of 364 people aged ≥70, living in the community, recruited via GP and identified as high risk of falling. Both arms received a falls prevention information leaflet. The intervention arm were also offered a (day hospital) multidisciplinary falls prevention programme, including physiotherapy, occupational therapy, nurse, medical review and referral to other specialists. self-reported

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197. The Whitehorse NoFalls trial: effects on fall rates and injurious fall rates

The Whitehorse NoFalls trial: effects on fall rates and injurious fall rates 20817936 2010 10 19 2011 01 31 2014 07 30 1468-2834 39 6 2010 Nov Age and ageing Age Ageing The Whitehorse NoFalls trial: effects on fall rates and injurious fall rates. 728-33 10.1093/ageing/afq109 the burden of falls and fall-related injuries among older adults is well established. Contention surrounds the effectiveness, and hence value, of multi-component fall prevention interventions delivered in the community (...) . using consensus-based analytic guidelines rather than time-to-first fall as the primary endpoint, the objective was to examine the effectiveness of the Whitehorse NoFalls trial on all falls, falls resulting in injury and falls requiring medical care to be sought. the study was a community-based randomised controlled trial, with 1,090 participants assigned to one of eight groups, these being a combination of one or more of exercise, vision and or home hazard reduction or alternatively assignment

EvidenceUpdates2011

199. What approaches can be incorporated successfully into an efficient surveillance colonoscopy program to minimise anxiety and pain fall out?

What approaches can be incorporated successfully into an efficient surveillance colonoscopy program to minimise anxiety and pain fall out? What approaches can be incorporated successfully into an efficient surveillance colonoscopy program to minimise anxiety and pain fall out? - Cancer Guidelines Wiki Skip Links Personal tools Search Navigation Cancer Council guidelines Methodology Hosted cancer guidelines Prevention Policies Social links Page actions > Clinical question > What approaches can (...) be incorporated successfully into an efficient surveillance colonoscopy program to minimise anxiety and pain fall out? Information on authorship and revision Last modified : 22 October 2014 10:36:25 Author(s) : — Author — Co-author Cite this page Reeve, T, Cancer Council Australia Surveillance Colonoscopy Guidelines Working Party. What approaches can be incorporated successfully into an efficient surveillance colonoscopy program to minimise anxiety and pain fall out? [Version URL: , cited 2017 May 22

MHRA Drug Safety Update2011

200. Effects of a central cholinesterase inhibitor on reducing falls in Parkinson disease

Effects of a central cholinesterase inhibitor on reducing falls in Parkinson disease 20810998 2010 10 05 2010 10 22 2016 12 15 1526-632X 75 14 2010 Oct 05 Neurology Neurology Effects of a central cholinesterase inhibitor on reducing falls in Parkinson disease. 1263-9 10.1212/WNL.0b013e3181f6128c To investigate if a central cholinesterase inhibitor will reduce falling frequency in subjects with Parkinson disease (PD) with advanced postural instability. Falling due to postural instability (...) is a significant problem in advancing PD, and is minimally impacted by dopaminergic therapy. Anticholinergic medications increase falling in the elderly. Further, CNS cholinergic neuron loss occurs in PD. We hypothesized that acetylcholine augmentation may reduce frequent falling in subjects with PD. We enrolled 23 subjects with PD who reported falling or nearly falling more than 2 times per week. In a randomized, placebo-controlled, crossover design, subjects were given 6 weeks of donepezil or placebo

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