Effects of a Fall Prevention Educational Program on Fall Risk of Community Elderly

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Hdl Handle:
http://hdl.handle.net/10755/150535
Type:
Presentation
Title:
Effects of a Fall Prevention Educational Program on Fall Risk of Community Elderly
Abstract:
Effects of a Fall Prevention Educational Program on Fall Risk of Community Elderly
Conference Sponsor:Sigma Theta Tau International
Conference Year:2010
Author:Hsiao, Yu-Ling, MSN, RN
P.I. Institution Name:Taipei Medical University
Title:Lecturer,PhD Candidate
Co-Authors:Ching-Min Chen, DNS; Chia-Chi Chang, PhD, RN
21st INRC [Research Presentation] Purpose: The purposes of this study tested the effects of a fall prevention educational program on fall risk of community elderly. Methods: 192 community elderly participated in the fall prevention educational program. The fall prevention educational program contained 12 weeks classroom lecture and exercise lessons. Results: The results showed that participants had better waist buttocks ratio, waist, gait and balance after complete the fall prevention educational program. In addition, participants had greater scores of Falls Efficacy Scale, greater positive attitude of fall prevention, and better behavior of fall prevention. Conclusion: In conclusion, the fall prevention educational program can reduce the fall risk of community elderly and should be promoted in the future.
Repository Posting Date:
26-Oct-2011
Date of Publication:
17-Oct-2011
Sponsors:
Sigma Theta Tau International

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dc.typePresentationen_GB
dc.titleEffects of a Fall Prevention Educational Program on Fall Risk of Community Elderlyen_GB
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10755/150535-
dc.description.abstract<table><tr><td colspan="2" class="item-title">Effects of a Fall Prevention Educational Program on Fall Risk of Community Elderly</td></tr><tr class="item-sponsor"><td class="label">Conference Sponsor:</td><td class="value">Sigma Theta Tau International</td></tr><tr class="item-year"><td class="label">Conference Year:</td><td class="value">2010</td></tr><tr class="item-author"><td class="label">Author:</td><td class="value">Hsiao, Yu-Ling, MSN, RN</td></tr><tr class="item-institute"><td class="label">P.I. Institution Name:</td><td class="value">Taipei Medical University</td></tr><tr class="item-author-title"><td class="label">Title:</td><td class="value">Lecturer,PhD Candidate</td></tr><tr class="item-email"><td class="label">Email:</td><td class="value">yuling@tmu.edu.tw</td></tr><tr class="item-co-authors"><td class="label">Co-Authors:</td><td class="value">Ching-Min Chen, DNS; Chia-Chi Chang, PhD, RN</td></tr><tr><td colspan="2" class="item-abstract">21st INRC [Research Presentation] Purpose: The purposes of this study tested the effects of a fall prevention educational program on fall risk of community elderly. Methods: 192 community elderly participated in the fall prevention educational program. The fall prevention educational program contained 12 weeks classroom lecture and exercise lessons. Results: The results showed that participants had better waist buttocks ratio, waist, gait and balance after complete the fall prevention educational program. In addition, participants had greater scores of Falls Efficacy Scale, greater positive attitude of fall prevention, and better behavior of fall prevention. Conclusion: In conclusion, the fall prevention educational program can reduce the fall risk of community elderly and should be promoted in the future.</td></tr></table>en_GB
dc.date.available2011-10-26T10:35:48Z-
dc.date.issued2011-10-17en_GB
dc.date.accessioned2011-10-26T10:35:48Z-
dc.description.sponsorshipSigma Theta Tau Internationalen_GB
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