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Multiple component interventions for preventing falls and fall-related injuries among older people: Systematic review and meta-analysis



Findings
  • #ResourceNotFound: OAPLabels, EvidenceSummary#
  • Supporting technical documents that are health systems-relevant
    Not usually available for this document type
  • Full-text report
  • Scientific Abstract
  • Scientific Abstract
Recency, quality and context of the findings
  • Last year literature searched
    2013
  • Year Published
    2014
  • Quality Rating
    8/11 (AMSTAR rating from McMaster Health Forum)
  • Countries in which studies (included in the synthesis) were conducted
    Australia (5); Netherlands (3); Germany (2); Taiwan (2); USA (2); New Zealand (1); Sweden (1); Switzerland (1)
  • Global/regional focus
    Not yet available
  • Country focus
    Australia (5); Netherlands (3); Germany (2); Taiwan (2); USA (2); New Zealand (1); Sweden (1); Switzerland (1)
  • Low - and middle-income country (LMIC) focus
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Additional details about the research
  • Type of document
    Systematic review of effects
  • Type of question
    Effectiveness
  • Focus
    Specific
  • Target
    Individual
    Health system
  • Priority Area
    Not applicable
  • Health system topic(s)
    Delivery arrangements
    How care is designed to meet consumers' needs
    Package of care/care pathways/disease management
    Group care
    Where care is provided
    Outreach
    With what supports is care provided
    ICT that support individuals who receive care
    Implementation strategies
    Consumer-targeted strategy
    Information or education provision
    (Personal) Support
    Provider-targeted strategy
    Patient-mediated intervention
  • Theme
    Optimal aging
    Health promotion/primary prevention
  • Domain
    Diseases
    Other
    Accidents
    Technologies
    Drugs
    Devices
    Sectors
    Home care
    Hospital care
    Long-term care
    Providers
    Allied health professional
Publication details
  • Citation
    Goodwin VA, Abbott RA, Whear R, Bethel A, Ukoumunne OC, Thompson-Coon J, et al. Multiple component interventions for preventing falls and fall-related injuries among older people: Systematic review and meta-analysis. BMC Geriatrics. 2014;14:15.
  • DOI
    10.1186/1471-2318-14-15

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