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Excerpt This clinical guideline provides evidence and recommendations on the assessment and prevention of falls in older people. It extends and replaces ‘Falls: assessment and prevention of falls in older people’ (NICE clinical guideline 21; 2004), by including additional recommendations about preventing falls in people admitted to hospital (inpatients). This document includes all the recommendations, details of how they were developed and summaries of the evidence they were based on. This guideline has been developed following the methods and processes outlined in the ‘NICE guidelines manual’ (2009). Copyright © National Institute for Health and Care Excellence, 2013.
This article was published in Falls: Assessment and Prevention of Falls in Older People
and referenced in Journal of Gerontology & Geriatric Research