Case Studies from Age in Action

Document Type

Article

Original Publication Date

2013

Journal/Book/Conference Title

Age in Action

Volume

28

Issue

3

First Page

1

Last Page

6

Comments

Case study from Age in Action Vol. 28, Issue 3.

Date of Submission

December 2014

Abstract

Educational Objectives

1. To provide an overview of the problems associated with falling in older adults.

2. To outline the strengths and weaknesses of the various screening tools used for effective evaluation of an individual’s fall risk.

3. To highlight the benefits of assessing physiological function when screening for falls risk.

Rights

Copyright managed by Virginia Center on Aging.

Is Part Of

Case Studies from Age in Action

Recommended Citation

Morrison, S. (2013). Falling Down: Assessing the Risk of Falls in Older Adults. Age in Action, 28(3), 1-6.

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