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Falls Among Older Persons

 

Alamgir AH, Muazzam S, Nasrullah M. Unintentional Falls Mortality Among Elderly in the United States: Time for Action. Injury, Int. J. Care Injured. 2012 Dec;43(12):2065-2071. DOI: 10.1016/j.injury.2011.12.001. Abstract

 

Carpenter CR, Scheatzle MD, D'Antonio JA, Ricci PT, and Coben JH. Identification of fall risk factors in older adult emergency department patients. Academic Emergency Medicine. 2009;16:211-219. PubMed ID: 19281493. Abstract

 

Farren L, Belza B, Allen P, Brolliar S, Brown DR, Cormier ML, Janicek S, Jones DL, et al. Mall walking program environments, features, and participants: A scoping review. Preventing Chronic Disease. 2015 Aug; 12:E129. Abstract

 

Jones DL, Whitley RW, Eicher JL. Two strategies for recruiting rural faith-based organizations for a fall-prevention exercise intervention in a population with high rates of arthritis. Arthritis Rheumatology. 2015; 67 (suppl 10). Abstract

 

Mielenz TJ, Jia H, Seefeld E, Schulingkamp M, Smith S, Dam T, et al. Translating Using RE-AIM of a Falls Behavior Change Program Among an Assisted Living Population. Family & Community Health. 2014 April/June. 2014;37(2):147–54. Abstract

 

Whiteman C, Davidov DM, Tadros A, D’Angelo J, Blum F. Falls and Dilemmas in Injury Prevention in Older West Virginians. WV Med J. 2012 May-Jun;108(3):14-20. Abstract