Falls

Falls

What are ways to prevent falls and related fractures?

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National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases
Publication Date: 
2006
Publication Place: 
Bethesda, MA

Looks at ways seniors can prevent falls and minimize broken bones.

Seniors and aging: preventing falls in and around your home

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Health Canada
Publication Date: 
2006
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Presents factors that may increase the risk of falling. Suggests ways to minimize risks in and around the home.

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ISBN 0662435400
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Series: It's Your Health

Fall prevention for older women: lifestyle, medical, and environmental strategies

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English
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Author: 
Kathleen C. Buckwalter
Terri A. Cutillo-Schmitter
Publisher: 
Women's Health in Primary Care
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Bloomfield, NJ

Examines the effects of falling, reviews relevant risk factors, and discusses methods of assessing fall risk and preventing future falls.

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ISSN 10980865

How to avoid falling: a guide for active aging and independence

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Eric Fredrikson
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Firefly Books Ltd.
Publication Date: 
2004
Publication Place: 
Richmond Hill, ON

Provides a practical guide to minimizing the occurence of falls as well as their devastating effects.

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AGIN.F74 2004
ISBN 1554070155 (pbk.)
ISBN 1554070198
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
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