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Screening Protocol for Identifying Elderly Hospitalized Patient Fall Risk

Purpose:

To identify an elderly hospital patients at risk for falls using the screening protocol of Salgado et al.

Specialty:

Geriatric Medicine - Family Practice, Geriatric Medicine - Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine, Hospitalist

Objective:

risk factors, disability and performance, quality of life, public health

ICD-10:

W01, W19, W06

Evaluation

years

Results

Caution: A qualified health practitioner should verify all results.
Keep patient data confidential and comply with all legal requirements.

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