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Articles: 

  1. King MB, Tinetti ME. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society. 1995 Oct;43(10):1146-54. Falls in community-dwelling older persons. PMID: 7560708
  2. Deandrea S, Lucenteforte E, Bravi F, Foschi R, La Vecchia C, Negri E. Epidemiology. 2010 Sep;21(5):658-68.  Risk factors for falls in community-dwelling older people: a systematic review and meta-analysis. PMID: 20585256
  3. Moncada LVV, Mire LG.  Am Fam Physician. 2017 Aug 15;96(4):240-247. Preventing Falls in Older Persons. PMID: 28925664
  4. Scott, V. (2012). Fall Prevention Programming: Designing, Implementing and Evaluating Fall Prevention Programs for Older Adults. Raleigh, North Carolina: Lulu Publishing
  5. Sterling, D.A., O’Connor, J.A., & Bonadies, J. (2001). Geriatric falls: injury severity is high and disproportionate to mechanism. Journal of Trauma, 50(1), 116-119.
  6. Tricco AC, Thomas SM, Veroniki AA, et al. JAMA. Comparisons of Interventions for Preventing Falls in Older Adults: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis. 2017 Nov 7;318(17):1687-1699.

Online resources:

  1. Herman, M., Gallagher, E., & Scott, V. (2006) The Evolution of seniors’ falls prevention in British Columbia. BC Ministry of Health Services – https://www.health.gov.bc.ca/library/publications/year/2006/falls_report.pdf
  2. Safer Healthcare Now! Fall Prevention/Injury Reduction Getting Started Kit – http://www.patientsafetyinstitute.ca/en/toolsResources/Documents/Interventions/Reducing%20Falls%20and%20Injury%20from%20Falls/Falls%20Getting%20Started%20Kit.pdf
  3. Osteoporosis Canada
  4. Exercise is Medicine
  5. Canadian Society for Exercise Physiotherapy
  6. Canadian Society for Exercise Physiotherapy – Guidelines
  7. http://csepguidelines.ca/
  8. https://www.cdc.gov/steadi/patient.html
  9. https://www.canada.ca/en/public-health/services/health-promotion/aging-seniors/publications/publications-general-public/you-fall-witness-a-fall-you-know-what.html