2004
DOI: 10.1590/s0034-89102004000100013 View full text |Buy / Rent full text
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Abstract: ObjectiveTo investigate the history of accidental falls reported by older adults, identifying possibly related factors, as well as place of occurrence, causes, and consequences. MethodsThe sample investigated included 50 older adults, of both sexes, ages 60 years or older, living in the city of Ribeirão Preto, Southeastern Brazil, who had been seen at two inpatient units of a public hospital. Patient records were examined and household visits carried out for the application of a structured questionnaire includ… Show more

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