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Characteristics and effectiveness of fall prevention programs in nursing homes: A systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials



Findings
Recency, quality and context of the findings
  • Last year literature searched
    2013
  • Year Published
    2015
  • Quality Rating
    7/11 (AMSTAR rating from Program in Policy Decision-making)
  • Countries in which studies (included in the synthesis) were conducted
    USA (4); Germany (2); UK (England) (2); Australia (1); Netherlands (1); UK (1); UK (Northern Ireland) (1); UK (Scotland) (1)
  • Global/regional focus
    Not yet available
  • Country focus
    USA (4); Germany (2); UK (England) (2); Australia (1); Netherlands (1); UK (1); UK (Northern Ireland) (1); UK (Scotland) (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
    Health system
  • Priority Area
    Not applicable
  • Health system topic(s)
    Delivery arrangements
    By whom care is provided
    Staff - Training
    Where care is provided
    Physical structure, facilities & equipment
    With what supports is care provided
    Safety monitoring and improvement systems
    Implementation strategies
    Consumer-targeted strategy
    Information or education provision
    Provider-targeted strategy
    Educational material
    Educational meeting
  • Theme
    Optimal aging
    Health promotion/primary prevention
  • Domain
    Diseases
    Other
    Accidents
    Technologies
    Devices
    Sectors
    Long-term care
    Providers
    Physician
    Generalist
    Nurse
Publication details
  • Citation
    Vlaeyen E, Coussement J, Leysens G, Van der Elst E, Delbaere K, Cambier D, et al. Characteristics and effectiveness of fall prevention programs in nursing homes: A systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. 2015;63(2):211-221.
  • DOI
    10.1111/jgs.13254

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