Risk factors and risk assessment tools for falls in hospital in-patients: a systematic review

David Oliver, Fergus Daly, Finbarr C. Martin, Marion E. T. McMurdo

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    Abstract

    To identify all published papers on risk factors and risk assessment tools for falls in hospital inpatients. To identify clinical risk assessment tools or individual clinical risk factors predictive of falls, with the ultimate aim of informing the design of effective fall prevention strategies.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)122-130
    Number of pages9
    JournalAge and Ageing
    Volume33
    Issue number2
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - Mar 2004

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