Elderly Taiwanese's Intrinsic Risk Factors for Fall-related Injuries

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Li, In-Fun; Hsiung, Yvonne; Hsing, Hui-Fen; Lee, Mei-Yu; Chang, Te-Hsin; Huang, Ming-Yuan;
  • Publisher: Taiwan Society of Geriatric Emergency and Critical Medicine (TSGECM)
  • Journal: International Journal of Gerontology, volume 10, issue 3, pages 137-141 (issn: 1873-9598)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1016/j.ijge.2015.10.006
  • Subject: Geriatrics | elderly Taiwanese | intrinsic risk factors | fall-related injuries | Geriatrics and Gerontology | RC952-954.6

Background: As a vital issue in geriatric research, risk factors for falls were concluded to be multifactorial, and prevention has been mostly aimed at decreasing situational and environmental risks that cause and aggravate fall-related injuries, particularly within the... View more
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