Falls are not only a seniors' issue!
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- List some of the risk factors for falls.
- Identify potential safety hazards in the home.
- You should review side effects of medications with a doctor regularly, true or false?
- Why is it important to consistently practice physical exercises?
Chan, D.K., Chan, T., Luk, J. (2015). Falls prevention in the elderly: translating evidence into practice. Hong Kong Medical Journal, Volume 21, 167-171. doi: 0.12809/hkmj144469. Retrieved from: http://www.hkmj.org/system/files/hkmj144469.pdf
Miller, P.A., Sinding, C., Griffith, L.E., & Shannon, H. S. (2016, February). Seniors’ narratives of asking (and not asking) for help after a fall: implications for indentity. Ageing and Society, Cambridge University, volume 36, 240-258. Doi: 10.1017/S0144686X14001123. Retrieved February 18, 2017 from http://search.proquest.com.proxy.libraries.uc.edu/docview/1754623166?pq-origsite=summon&accountid=2909.