publication . Doctoral thesis . 2013

Estudio de seguimiento de las caídas en la población mayor que vive en la comunidad

Lavedán Santamaría, Ana;
Open Access Spanish; Castilian
  • Published: 30 May 2013
  • Publisher: Universitat de Lleida
Abstract
Objective: To assess the evolution of falls in older adults 75 and older living in the community, in the city of LLeida. Methods: Descriptive, prospective and longitudinal study (a first transversal phase and a second longitudinal one, with an average of follow-up of 2 years). The total of the sample was 640 individuals community-living persons aged 75 and older, in the city of Lleida. Falls, fear of falling and post-fall syndrome were considered as dependent variables at the beginning of the study, and appearance of falls during the follow-up. Sociodemographic, health status, psychological and physical performance measures were considered as independent variabl...
Subjects
free text keywords: Caigudes, Síndrome post caiguda, Por a caure, Factors associats i gent gran, Caídas, Síndrome postcaída, Factores asociados y personas mayores, Falls, Post-fall syndrome, Associated factors and elderly people, Infermeria, 614
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