Case Studies from Age in Action

Document Type

Article

Original Publication Date

2013

Journal/Book/Conference Title

Age in Action

Volume

28

Issue

1

First Page

1

Last Page

6

Comments

Case study from Age in Action Vol. 28, Issue 1.

Date of Submission

November 2014

Abstract

Educational Objectives

1. Review common intrinsic and extrinsic risk factors for falls by older adults.

2. Compare risk factors for older adults with and without intellectual disabilities.

3. Focus on medications as a risk factor among a complexity of risk factors.

4. Suggest steps to improve appropriateness of medication regimens, as a step to help reduce risk for falls.

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Copyright managed by Virginia Center on Aging

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Case Studies from Age in Action

Recommended Citation

Slattum, P., & Ansello, E. (2013). Medications as a Risk Factor in Falls by Older Adults with and without Intellectual Disabilities. Age in Action, 28(1), 1-6.

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