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, vol.11, no.2, pp.85-89, 2017 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 11 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.ijge.2016.05.009
  • Title of Journal : INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF GERONTOLOGY
  • Page Numbers: pp.85-89

Abstract

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.