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Poor design of indoor architectural spaces can contribute to an increased risk of falling for older adults. Thus, this research aims to provide an architectural design assessment system to integrate state-of-the-art evidence-based research into an assessment process by which to evaluate the risk...
Falls are the leading cause of injury in community dwelling older adults over the age of 65 years. In patients with total joint arthroplasty (TJA), falls has not been studied extensively, with conflicting reports of associated falls risk factors. The overall aim of this thesis is to report the...
Lower urinary tract symptoms and falls risk among older women receiving home support: A prospective cohort study.Download
Background Although lower urinary tract symptoms have been associated with falls, few studies have been undertaken to understand this relationship in vulnerable community dwelling older adults. The purpose of this study was to describe the relationship over time of falls risk and lower urinary...
Reliability and validity of the Hindi version of Falls Efficacy Scale – International (FES-I) among older adults in AlbertaDownload
Background: The Falls Efficacy Scale – International (FES–I) is a questionnaire developed to measure fear of falling by assessing an individual’s confidence in performing basic and complex activities. The validity and reliability of the FES-I has been determined for various versions in different...