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Interventions for preventing falls in older people living in the community.

Abstract:

BACKGROUND: Approximately 30% of people over 65 years of age living in the community fall each year. OBJECTIVES: To assess the effects of interventions to reduce the incidence of falls in older people living in the community. SEARCH STRATEGY: We searched the Cochrane Bone, Joint and Muscle Trauma Group Specialised Register, CENTRAL (The Cochrane Library 2008, Issue 2), MEDLINE, EMBASE, CINAHL, and Current Controlled Trials (all to May 2008). SELECTION CRITERIA: Randomised trials of intervent...

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Robertson, MC More by this author
Gillespie, WJ More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, NDORMS
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Journal:
The Cochrane database of systematic reviews
Issue:
2
Pages:
CD007146
Publication date:
2009
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EISSN:
1469-493X
ISSN:
1469-493X
URN:
uuid:fd092089-f13c-4ca2-982c-e50511288f09
Source identifiers:
127128
Local pid:
pubs:127128

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