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Multiple modes of assessment of gait are better than one to predict incident falls

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Ayers, Emmeline I
Verghese, Joe
Published in Archives of Gerontology and Geriatrics. 2015, vol. 60, no. 3, p. 389-93
Abstract Though gait evaluation is recommended as a core component of fall risk assessments, a systematic examination of the predictive validity of different modes of gait assessments for falls is lacking.
Keywords Accidental Falls/prevention & controlAgedAged80 and overAgingFemaleGaitGeriatric Assessment/methodsHumansIncidenceMaleMobility LimitationPostural BalanceProspective StudiesResidence CharacteristicsRisk AssessmentRisk Factors
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ALLALI, Gilles, AYERS, Emmeline I, VERGHESE, Joe. Multiple modes of assessment of gait are better than one to predict incident falls. In: Archives of Gerontology and Geriatrics, 2015, vol. 60, n° 3, p. 389-93. https://archive-ouverte.unige.ch/unige:98740

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