The role of primary care providers in managing falls

Jamehl L. Demons*, Pamela W. Duncan

*Corresponding author for this work

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Falls threaten the ability of older adults to live independently in the community. Fortunately, national and state organizations have created tools that allow primary care providers to easily assess fall risk, and small changes in practice patterns can provide patients with the resources necessary to prevent falls, thus helping to reverse a costly, deadly epidemic.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)331-335
Number of pages5
JournalNorth Carolina medical journal
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - 23 Sep 2014
Externally publishedYes


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