A randomized trial comparing digital video disc with written delivery of falls prevention education for older patients in hospital

Anne-Marie Hill, Steven McPhail, Tammy Hoffmann, Keith David Hill, David Oliver, Christopher Beer, Sandra Brauer, Terrence Peter Haines

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Abstract

To compare the effectiveness of a digital video disc (DVD) with that of a written workbook delivering falls prevention education to older hospital patients on self-perceived risk of falls, perception of falls epidemiology, knowledge of prevention strategies, and motivation and confidence to engage in self-protective strategies. To compare the effect of receiving either education approach versus no education on patients perception of falls epidemiology.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1458 - 1463
Number of pages6
JournalJournal of the American Geriatrics Society
Volume57
Issue number8
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2009

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