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Vol. 23. Num. 1.
Pages 1-76 (01 January 2019)
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DOI: 10.1016/j.bjpt.2018.05.005
A predictive model of isolated and recurrent falls in functionally independent community-dwelling older adults
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Pilar Pérez-Ros, Francisco M. Martínez-Arnau, Rafael M. Orti-Lucas, Francisco J. Tarazona-Santabalbina
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  • Functionally independent older adults have risk of falling.

  • Isolated and recurrent fallers have different fall risk factors.

  • Alpha-blocker use is a predictor of isolated falls.

  • Fractures, increased BMI and benzodiazepine and beta-blocker use are predictors of recurrent fallers.

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