Accidental Falls: Risk Factors, Prevention Strategies and Long-Term Outcomes


Brenda Evans (Editor)

Series: Public Health in the 21st Century
BISAC: MED078000



Falls are considered as one of the accidents that take more loss of functionality, mainly in older adults. This book begins with a discussion on the prevalence of falls among different populations, the most used definitions and classifications for falls and their physical, social and psychological consequences. Furthermore, this book provides easy and practical recommendations for falls and fall-related injury prevention.
(Imprint: Nova)

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