Age and Ageing collection: Falls in older people

Date Published:
03 May 2019
Last updated: 
03 May 2019

The following articles have been selected by the Editor of Age and Ageing for inclusion in this special collection of the Journal's best articles on falls, and are free to read online:

A multifactorial intervention for the prevention of falls in psychogeriatric nursing home patients, a randomised controlled trial (RCT)
March 2009; 38: 194-199
Jacques C. L. Neyens, Béatrice P. J. Dijcks, Jos Twisk, Jos M. G. A. Schols, Jolanda C. M. van Haastregt, Wim J. A. van den Heuvel and Luc P. de Witte

The Winchester falls project: a randomised controlled trial of secondary prevention of falls in older people
January 2009; 38: 33-40
Claire L. Spice, Wendy Morotti, Steve George, Thomas H. S. Dent, Jim Rose, Scott Harris, and Christopher J. Gordon

A systematic review and meta-analysis of studies using the STRATIFY tool for prediction of falls in hospital patients: how well does it work?
November 2008; 37: 621-627
David Oliver, Alexandra Papaioannou, Lora Giangregorio, Lehana Thabane, Katerina Reizgys, and Gary Foster

Positional vertigo in a falls service
September 2008; 37: 585-588
Joanna Lawson, Doris-Eva Bamiou, Helen S. Cohen, and Julia Newton

The effect of bedrails on falls and injury: a systematic review of clinical studies
July 2008; 37: 368-378
Frances Healey, David Oliver, Alisoun Milne and James B. Connelly

Rate of accidental falls in institutionalised older people with and without cognitive impairment halved as a result of a staff-oriented intervention
May 2008; 37: 306-310
Anne Bouwen, Jan De Lepeleire and Frank Buntinx

Fall risk-assessment tools compared with clinical judgment: an evaluation in a rehabilitation ward
May 2008; 37: 277-281
Michael Vassallo, Lynn Poynter, Jagdish C. Sharma, Joseph Kwan and Stephen C. Allen

Fear of falling: measurement strategy, prevalence, risk factors and consequences among older persons
January 2008; 37 19-24
Alice C. Scheffer, Marieke J. Schuurmans, Nynke van Dijk, Truus van der Hooft, and Sophia E. de Rooij

Rethinking individual and community fall prevention strategies: a meta-regression comparing single and multifactorial interventions
November 2007; 36: 656-662
A. John Campbell and M. Clare Robertson

A randomised controlled trial of Tai Chi and resistance exercise on bone health, muscle strength and balance in community-living elderly people
May 2007; 36: 262-268
Jean Woo, Athena Hong, Edith Lau, and Henry Lynn

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