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Title: Falls in the older person
Authors: Grech, Mary Lou
Keywords: Older people -- Health risk assessment
Falls (Accidents) in old age
Older people -- Wounds and injuries
Issue Date: 2005-12
Publisher: Malta College of Family Doctors
Citation: Grech, M. L. (2005). Falls in the older person. Maltese Family Doctor, 14(2), 50-52.
Abstract: Falls are the most common cause of injury in the Older Person (OP) and become more frequent with advancing age. There is a higher chance that a fall in an OP leads to trauma due to decreased protective reflexes and saving mechanism.
Appears in Collections:MFD, Volume 14, Issue 2
MFD, Volume 14, Issue 2

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