Prevention of falls in nursing homes: subgroup analyses of a randomized fall prevention trial.
OBJECTIVES: To evaluate the effectiveness of a multifactorial fall prevention program in prespecified subgroups of nursing home residents. DESIGN: Secondary analysis of a cluster-randomized, controlled trial. SETTING: Six nursing homes in Germany. PARTICIPANTS: Seven hundred twenty-five long-stay residents; median age 86; 80% female. INTERVENTION: Staff and resident education on fall prevention, advice on environmental adaptations, recommendation to wear hip protectors, and progressive balan...Expand abstract
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