Fall prevention through patient partnerships.

Journal Article (Academic 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.

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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

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 1538-8662

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1097/01.NPR.0000415241.08343.1c


  • English