The Resource Falls in older people : risk factors and strategies for prevention, Stepehn R. Lord, Catherine Sherrington, Hylton B. Menz

Falls in older people : risk factors and strategies for prevention, Stepehn R. Lord, Catherine Sherrington, Hylton B. Menz

Label
Falls in older people : risk factors and strategies for prevention
Title
Falls in older people
Title remainder
risk factors and strategies for prevention
Statement of responsibility
Stepehn R. Lord, Catherine Sherrington, Hylton B. Menz
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
This book provides a survey of the most recent developments in the area. Coverage includes epidemiology, critical appraisal of the roles of exercise, environment, footwear, and medication, evidence-based risk assessment, and falls-prevention strategies. Falls in Older People will be invaluable to clinicians, physiotherapists, occupational therapists, nurses, and researchers
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
617.1/0084/6
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
RC952.5
LC item number
.L67 2001eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
Falls in older people : risk factors and strategies for prevention, Stepehn R. Lord, Catherine Sherrington, Hylton B. Menz
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover; Half-title; Title; Copyright; Contents; Preface; Acknowledgements; 1 Epidemiology of falls and fall-related injuries; 2 Postural stability and falls; 3 Sensory and neuromuscular risk factors for falls; 4 Medical risk factors for falls; 5 Medications as risk factors for falls; 6 Environmental risk factors for falls; 7 The relative importance of falls risk factors: an evidence-based summary; Overview: Falls prevention; 8 Exercise interventions to prevent falls; 9 Modifying the environment to prevent falls; 10 The role of footwear in falls prevention; 11 Assistive devices
Control code
ocm57301247
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (ix, 249 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780511116704
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
ebl218065
Quality assurance targets
unknown
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b36289668
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)57301247
  • ebsco0511059531

Library Locations

    • Deakin University Library - Geelong Waurn Ponds CampusBorrow it
      75 Pigdons Road, Waurn Ponds, Victoria, 3216, AU
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