Preventing falls; what works : a CDC compendium of effective community-based interventions from around the world
Corporate Authors:National Center for Injury Prevention and Control (U.S.)
Description:Exercise-based interventions -- Home modification interventions -- Multifaceted interventions -- -- Appendix A. Intervention study selection process -- Appendix B. Bibliography of compendium studies and supplemental articles-- Appendix C. Tables -- Appendix D. Original intervention materials
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) developed the Compendium of Effective Community-based Interventions to help public health practitioners effectively address the problem of falls. This Compendium includes specific interventions that have rigorous scientific evidence of effectiveness and provides relevant information about these interventions to public health practitioners, senior service providers, and others who wish to implement fall prevention programs.
Stevens JA, Sogolow ED. Preventing Falls: What Works. A CDC Compendium of Effective Community-Based Interventions from Around the World. Atlanta, GA: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, 2008.
CDC-INFO Pub ID 220532
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