New guidelines in fall prevention for seniors

The American Geriatrics Society and British Geriatric Society, have released the first updated guidelines on fall prevention for seniors since 2001. It is now being suggested that all interventions for fall prevention should include an exercise element and several new evaluations should be used which include feet and footwear, fear of falling and ability to perform daily life activities. The guideline also note that fall screening and prevention should be a part of all healthcare practices for seniors

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