Poster Session
Issue Date: July 01, 2017
Published Online: August 07, 2017
Updated: June 13, 2018
Indoor and Outdoor Falls Among Older Adult Trauma Patients: A Comparison of Patient Characteristics and Outcomes
Author Affiliations
  • Jamaica Hospital Medical Center
  • New York University
Article Information
Geriatrics/Productive Aging / Basic Research
Poster Session   |   July 01, 2017
Indoor and Outdoor Falls Among Older Adult Trauma Patients: A Comparison of Patient Characteristics and Outcomes
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, July 2017, Vol. 71, 7111505109. https://doi.org/10.5014/ajot.2017.71S1-PO3036
American Journal of Occupational Therapy, July 2017, Vol. 71, 7111505109. https://doi.org/10.5014/ajot.2017.71S1-PO3036
Abstract

Date Presented 3/31/2017

Significant differences exist in patient characteristics, factors associated with falls, and outcomes for indoor versus outdoor fallers admitted for trauma care. Results can help inform targeted primary and secondary injury prevention initiatives.

Primary Author and Speaker: Patricia Gentile

Additional Authors and Speakers: Tracy Chippendale

Contributing Authors: Melissa K. James