Assessing Patients in a Neurology Practice for Risk of Falls

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Assessing Patients in a Neurology Practice for Risk of Falls

Description

This fact sheet uses evidence-based guideline recommendations to help clinicians identify neurology patients who are at greatest risk for falls. The document discusses risk factors and screening instruments and offers interventions that may prevent falls among patients with a chronic neurological disease.

Developer:

American Academy of Neurology

Funding Sources:

American Academy of Neurology

History

Release Date: 2008
Original Summary: March 2009
Last Updated: 09/25/13

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