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Date: 2016
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1166928
Description: Objective: This population-based study investigates the influence of geographical location on hospital admissions, utilisation and outcomes for fall-related injury in older adults, adjusting for age, ... More
Reviewed: Reviewed
Date: 2015
Subject Keyword: dementia | poisoning | intention | hospitalization | death
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1048265
Description: Background: Medicinal substances have been identified as common agents of both unintentional and intentional poisoning among older people, including those with dementia. This study aims to compare the ... More
Reviewed: Reviewed
Date: 2015
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1045068
Description: Obesity has been associated with an increased risk of falls among older people. However, it is not certain whether factors commonly associated with falls and/or obesity mediate this risk. This researc ... More
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Date: 2014
Subject Keyword: Accidental falls | Aged | Lifestyle | Obesity
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/351803
Description: OBJECTIVES: To determine whether overweight and obese individuals have higher reported fall and fall injury risk than individuals of healthy weight, and to examine the influence of BMI on health, qual ... More
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Date: 2014
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1045047
Description: Objective: To examine the age-specific population prevalence and predictors of uptake of home modifications and exercise to prevent falls in the NSW older population. Methods: A total of 5,681 respond ... More
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