Fall Prevention

 The variety of actions were employed to reduce the number of accidental falls by the older people. The most serious and common health problems experienced by the older adults are falls and fall related injuries. The most consistently proven predictors of fall prevention indicated are impaired vision, psychotropic medications, impaired cognition and decreased daily activities. The falls often results in fractures such as hip fractures, head injuries and sometimes even deaths of older adults. In around 75% of hip fracture patients recovery is incomplete and it was noticed that most of the accidental injuries occupies the fifth most position and is commonly involved in causing deaths in older adults.


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