Fall prevention through patient partnerships.

Published

Journal Article

Falls in community-dwelling older adults are often preventable, yet remain the leading cause of deaths due to injury and a major cost to the healthcare system. Primary care nurse practitioners who care for older adults can minimize the risk for falls by using specific assessment and prevention strategies.

Full Text

Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Day, JR; Ramos, LC; Hendrix, CC

Published Date

  • July 2012

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 37 / 7

Start / End Page

  • 14 - 19

PubMed ID

  • 22653429

Pubmed Central ID

  • 22653429

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1538-8662

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0361-1817

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1097/01.npr.0000415241.08343.1c

Language

  • eng