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% of over 65yrs that fall each year
30%
Males are at greater risk of falling than females.
T/F?
F - Females > Males
Name as many risk factors for falls as you can.
Previous fall/fracture
Leg weakness
Gait/Balance impairment
Visual deficit
Cogniyive impairment
Hypotension
Numbers of medication
Other medical diagnoses
Imapired ADLs
What % of falls do extrinsic factors contribute to? (steps, furniture, lighting etc)
33-46%
Think of some intrinsic factors that may be associated with falls.
-Medical conditions
Neuro- stroke, PD
MS- Arthritis, weakness
Cardiac- HF, valve disease
Nutrition- Osteomalacia, cachexia
-Drugs
-Acute Illness - hypoxia, hypotension, delirium