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Explaining the lack of communication about falls and the fear of falling


Author: Dugan, E., Bonds, D.
Type: Journal Article
Year: 2002


Dugan and Bonds discuss the contributing factors to communication difficulties with older adults about falls and the fear of falling. A fictional study is presented, reviewing such factors and outlining potential areas of intervention to overcome communication barriers, along with recommendations for healthcare providers, family members and friends, and older adults. An elder's functional disorder can be treated effectively through proper disclosure of information to healthcare providers.

Further Details

Pages: 48-52
Volume: 26
Issue: 4
Accession Number: 19.2.04
Keywords: older, health, safety
Reads: 184