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Weight shifts are the primary cause of falls in long-term care-3425

Weight shifts are the primary cause of falls in long-term care

In Canada, 63% of people 65 years and older were injured because of a fall (2009-2010), according to Statistics Canada.

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Decline in cognitive skills related to falls-3297

Decline in cognitive skills related to falls

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Type of dementia influences fall risk-3199

Type of dementia influences fall risk

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Outdoor falls more likely among healthier people-2969

Outdoor falls more likely among healthier people

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How well does exercise improve balance?-2863

How well does exercise improve balance?

Widely recognized as a source for evidence-based health care, The Cochrane Library contains thousand of systematic reviews of primary research. A systematic review seeks to answer a specific question. Published studies that match a set of review criteria (for example, an intervention with a control group) are chosen for comparison and rigorously evaluated for the quality of the research design and the results. The review summarizes the results of all the studies. (ICAA Research Review Glossary)

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Exercise and vitamin D lower risk of falls-2419

Exercise and vitamin D lower risk of falls

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