Factors Associated With Multiple Falls Among Elderly Patients Admitted to Emergency Department


Ozturk T. C. , Ak R., Akoglu E. U. , Onur O., Eroglu S., Saritemur M.

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF GERONTOLOGY, cilt.11, sa.2, ss.85-89, 2017 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier

  • Yayın Türü: Makale / Tam Makale
  • Cilt numarası: 11 Konu: 2
  • Basım Tarihi: 2017
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1016/j.ijge.2016.05.009
  • Dergi Adı: INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF GERONTOLOGY
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.85-89

Özet

Background: Fall related injuries constitute a significant part of emergency department admissions of geriatric patients. Recurrent falls are also not uncommon. The aim of this study is to evaluate the factors that might be related with multiple falls among the elderly patients admitted to emergency department.