Title

Monitoring slips, trips and falls in the older community: preliminary results

Document Type

Article

Publication details

Peel, NM, Cartwright, CM & Steinberg, MA 1998, 'Monitoring slips, trips and falls in the older community: preliminary results', Health Promotion Journal of Australia, vol. 8, no. 2, pp. 148-150.

Peer Reviewed

Peer-Reviewed

Abstract

Falls among older people are an important health issue because of their frequency and associated morbidity and mortality. This paper reports on preliminary findings of calendar monitoring in a study to evaluate potential falls strategies.