Screening for Risk of Fall

Introduction Fall is one of the “Geriatric Giants” feared by the elderly. In these recent years it has been a hot topic commonly discussed as an important public health issue in our Malaysian ageing society. A big percentage of elderly patients admitted in the geriatric wards are commonly fall-related injuries ...
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Introduction Falls are common among the older people. It is a major cause of injury and trauma in the elderly. Falls could lead to significant morbidity and mortality in the elderly, as well as affecting the quality of life of the older persons. The risks of falls are related to ...
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Introduction Falls are common among the older persons. It is a major cause of injury and trauma in the elderly. Falls could lead to significant morbidity and mortality in elderly, thus affecting the quality of life of the older persons. The consequences of falls and fractures can lead to further ...
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Introduction A fall is defined as an event when a person unintentionally  comes to rest on the ground or  a lower level  other than consequence of sustaining a violent blow, loss of consciousness, sudden onset of paralysis as in a stroke or seizure. Epidemiology of fall Falls are common among ...
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