News tagged with fall prevention
When an elderly person suffers a fall it is in their best interests that help arrives as soon as possible, and for this reason most elderly people wear some form of alarm system that lets them contact emergency ...
Health Jul 16, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Working-age adults who take combinations of prescription medication may be doubling their risk of serious falls at home according to research from The University of Auckland.
Medications Jan 23, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Windows are a part of everyday life for children in the United States. While many parents know that windows can be a hazard for their child, they may not be aware just how often things can take a turn for the worse.
Health Aug 22, 2011 | not rated yet | 0
Tai chi has particular health benefits for older people, including helping to prevent falls and improving mental wellbeing, reveals a review published ahead of print in the British Journal of Sports Medicine.
Health May 16, 2011 | 4.3 / 5 (3) | 0 |
Researchers at Vanderbilt University Medical Center had noticed that, despite a hospital-wide program to prevent patient falls, the cardiovascular progressive care unit experienced an increase in the rate of patient falls. ...
Health May 15, 2011 | not rated yet | 0