Effectiveness of falls prevention interventions for older adults newly discharged from hospital: a systematic review protocol

Chiara Naseri, Steven McPhail, Jacqueline Francis-Coad, Terry Haines, Christopher D. Etherton-Beer, Meg E Morris, Leon Flicker, Ronald Shorr, Max Bulsara, Julie Netto, Angel Lee, Nicholas Waldron, Amanda Boudville, Anne-Marie Hill

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Abstract

The objective of this review is to synthesize the best available evidence on the effectiveness of falls prevention interventions provided just prior or immediately after discharge from hospital on falls rates and falls injuries among older adults living in the community in the first 6 months after discharge from hospital.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)686-693
Number of pages8
JournalThe JBI Database of Systematic Reviews and Implementation Reports
Volume15
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Mar 2017

Keywords

  • Accidental falls
  • Falls prevention interventions
  • Hospital discharge
  • Older adults

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