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Falls after stroke: results from the Auckland Regional Community Stroke (ARCOS) Study, 2002 to 2003.

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BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE: Falls are an important issue in older people. We aimed to determine the incidence, circumstances, and predictors of falls in patients with recent acute stroke. METHODS: The Auckland Regional Community Stroke (ARCOS) study was a prospective population-based stroke incidence study conducted in Auckland, New Zealand (NZ) during 2002 to 2003. Among 6-month survivors, the location and consequences of any falls were ascertained by self-report as part of a structured intervi...

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Feigin, VL More by this author
McNaughton, H More by this author
Hackett, ML More by this author
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Journal:
Stroke; a journal of cerebral circulation
Volume:
39
Issue:
6
Pages:
1890-1893
Publication date:
2008-06-05
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EISSN:
1524-4628
ISSN:
0039-2499
URN:
uuid:b63c0162-75e7-473f-b217-431df30edbe0
Source identifiers:
291412
Local pid:
pubs:291412

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