FACTORS RELATED TO FALLS AND THE FEAR OF FALLING AMONG ELDERLY PATIENTS ADMITTED TO THE EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT


SAVAŞ E. S., YENAL S., Akcicek F.

TURKISH JOURNAL OF GERIATRICS-TURK GERIATRI DERGISI, vol.22, no.4, pp.464-473, 2019 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 22 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2019
  • Doi Number: 10.31086/tjgeri.2020.125
  • Journal Name: TURKISH JOURNAL OF GERIATRICS-TURK GERIATRI DERGISI
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Social Sciences Citation Index (SSCI), Scopus, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.464-473
  • Keywords: Accidental Falls, Emergency Service, Hospital, Fear, Geriatrics, QUALITY-OF-LIFE, OLDER-ADULTS, RISK, OPPORTUNITIES, EPIDEMIOLOGY
  • Dokuz Eylül University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Introduction: This study was conducted to investigate the fear of falling and admissions related to falls, also the associated factors with each of them among elderly patients who are admitted to the emergency department.