Podiatry interventions to reduce falls in older people

Jacqui Morris, Miles Witham, Pauline Campbell, Helen Frost, Claire Torrens, Gavin Wylie

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Abstract

The aim of this review is to determine what podiatry interventions have been effective in reducing falls in older adults aged 60 or more, particularly those adults residing in care homes.
1. What podiatry interventions have been used to reduce falls in ambulatory adults?
2. What are the characteristics of podiatry interventions that have been used to reduce falls in ambulatory adults?
3. What are the most effective podiatry interventions, or combinations of interventions, to prevent falls compared to usual care, no intervention, attention control, a placebo intervention or another falls prevention intervention?
4. What podiatry interventions or combinations of interventions have been shown to be the most effective for reducing falls in adults who dwell in the community?
5. What podiatry interventions or combinations of interventions have been shown to be most effective for reducing falls in adults who dwell in care homes?
Original languageEnglish
JournalPROSPERO
Publication statusPublished - 2017

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