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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.

The book contains black-and-white illustrations.

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Reviewer: David O. Staats, MD (University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center)
Description: This monograph gives an in-depth discussion of falling in old age.
Purpose: Its purpose is to provide clinicians and others with information on the nature of falling in older persons and its assessment, treatment, and prevention.
Audience: This book is designed for clinicians and nurses, staff, and administrators of long-term care facilities. Risk managers will also find this book engrossing.
Features: This book features exhaustive bibliographic citations and has especially useful tables of assessment instruments for falling, mobility, and environmental hazards.
Assessment: This second and enlarged edition of this book provides a comprehensive look at the problem of falling in older persons. The extensive nature of the work — including the assessment of the person's physical environment — shows a synthesis across many diverse areas, which is a real strength of the book.
David O. Staats
This monograph gives an in-depth discussion of falling in old age. Its purpose is to provide clinicians and others with information on the nature of falling in older persons and its assessment, treatment, and prevention. This book is designed for clinicians and nurses, staff, and administrators of long-term care facilities. Risk managers will also find this book engrossing. This book features exhaustive bibliographic citations and has especially useful tables of assessment instruments for falling, mobility, and environmental hazards. This second and enlarged edition of this book provides a comprehensive look at the problem of falling in older persons. The extensive nature of the work -- including the assessment of the person's physical environment -- shows a synthesis across many diverse areas, which is a real strength of the book.
Geriatric Nursing
. . . gives valuable tools to use when questioning elders about their fall(s), including sample forms and key information that must be recorded, such as the time and place of the fall, activity engaged in, and whether any assistive devices were being used at thetime. Physical examination guides are also included, with sample forms.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780826152916
  • Publisher: Springer Publishing Company, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 11/26/1996
  • Series: Springer Series on Adulthood and Aging
  • Edition description: Second Edition
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 412
  • Product dimensions: 5.38 (w) x 7.96 (h) x 1.28 (d)

Meet the Author

Rein Tideiksaar, PhD, is the president of fallPREVENT and has been active in the area of fall prevention for over fifteen years. He has directed numerous research projects on falls and has developed fall prevention programs in the community, assisted living, home care, acute care hospital, and nursing facility setting. Dr. Tideiksaar has written numerous articles and book chapters on falls and related topics.

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Table of Contents

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

    Index

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