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dc.contributor.authorHill, Keith
dc.date.accessioned2017-01-30T12:38:42Z
dc.date.available2017-01-30T12:38:42Z
dc.date.created2016-09-12T08:36:26Z
dc.date.issued2009
dc.date.submitted2016-09-12
dc.identifier.citationHill, K. 2009. Don't lose sight of the importance of the individual in effective falls prevention interventions. BMC Geriatrics. 9 (1).
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/20.500.11937/23698
dc.identifier.doi10.1186/1471-2318-9-13
dc.description.abstract

Falls remain a major public health problem, despite strong growth in the research evidence of effective single and multifactorial interventions, particularly in the community setting. A number of aspects of falls prevention require individual tailoring, despite limitations being reported regarding some of these, including questions being raised regarding the role of falls risk screening and falls risk assessment. Being able to personalise an individual's specific risk and risk factors, increase their understanding of what interventions are likely to be effective, and exploring options of choice and preference, can all impact upon whether or not an individual undertakes and sustains participation in one or more recommendations, which will ultimately influence outcomes. On all of these fronts, the individual patient receiving appropriate and targeted interventions that are meaningful, feasible and that they are motivated to implement, remains central to effective translation of falls prevention research evidence into practice.

dc.publisherBioMed Central Ltd
dc.titleDon't lose sight of the importance of the individual in effective falls prevention interventions
dc.typeJournal Article
dcterms.dateSubmitted2016-09-12
dcterms.source.volume9
dcterms.source.number1
dcterms.source.titleBMC Geriatrics
curtin.digitool.pid242652
curtin.pubStatusPublished
curtin.refereedTRUE
curtin.departmentSchool of Physiotherapy and Exercise Science
curtin.identifier.scriptidPUB-HEA-SOP-KH-19450
curtin.identifier.elementsidELEMENTS-87725
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