Falling In Old Age , 2nd edition / Edition 2

Falling In Old Age , 2nd edition / Edition 2

by Rein Tideiksaar
     
 

ISBN-10: 0826152910

ISBN-13: 9780826152916

Pub. Date: 11/26/1996

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

Falling is one of the most common causes of disability in later life and is also one of the most preventable. This book provides an enormous body of fall-related research that has been organized by the author into easy, digestible information for geriatric health professionals. Extensively updated and revised for its second edition, the book has direct clinical

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Overview

Falling is one of the most common causes of disability in later life and is also one of the most preventable. This book provides an enormous body of fall-related research that has been organized by the author into easy, digestible information for geriatric health professionals. Extensively updated and revised for its second edition, the book has direct clinical applications and strategies for preventing and managing falls. It also contains new information on the physical, psychological, and social complications of falling. For physicians, nurses, administrators, and staff in long-term and other geriatric care settings, this book will be an essential resource.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780826152916
Publisher:
Springer Publishing Company
Publication date:
11/26/1996
Series:
Springer Series on Adulthood and Aging
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
412
Product dimensions:
5.38(w) x 7.96(h) x 1.28(d)

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Table of Contents

    Preface
  1. An Overview of the Problem
  2. Complications of Falling
  3. Causes of Falling
  4. Fall and Injury Risk
  5. Medical Strategies to Reduce Fall Risk
  6. Psychosocial Strategies to Reduce Fall Risk
  7. Rehabilitative Strategies to Reduce Fall Risk
  8. Environmental Strategies to Reduce Fall Risk
  9. Mechanical Restraints
  10. References

    Index

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