Fear of Falling among Community-dwelling Elderly Women Receiving Visiting Nursing Services in Japan

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Takai, Kiyako; Honda, Sumihisa; Ye, Zhaojia; Abe, Yasuyo; Takamura, Noboru; Osaki, Makoto; Kusano, Yosuke; Takemoto, Tai-Ichiro; Aoyagi, Kiyoshi;
  • Journal: Acta medica Nagasakiensia,volume 52,issue 1,pages7-11 (issn: 0001-6055)
  • Subject: Fearoffalling | Elderly | Riskfactors | FallsEfficacyScale | Visitingnursingservice
    mesheuropmc: humanities

Although fear of falling is a common and serious problem among elderly people, little is known about the risk factors associated with fear of falling among frail elderly persons in Japan. To assess the fear of falling and investigate related factors, we conducted a stud... View more
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