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

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

Abstract:

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

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