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Which outcome measure is most appropriate for a falls prevention programme?

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dc.contributor.author Cahalan, Róisin Máire
dc.contributor.author Coote, Susan
dc.contributor.author Saunders, Jean
dc.date.accessioned 2016-02-17T17:06:30Z
dc.date.available 2016-02-17T17:06:30Z
dc.date.issued 2008
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10344/4893
dc.description non-peer-reviewed en_US
dc.description.abstract The efficacy of physiotherapeutic treatment is best assessed, and thus justified, by the use of an appropriate outcome measure. The Irish Health Service Executive (HSE) in its 2004 Standard recommended that the clinician is obliged to; “Take account of the patient’s problems, and where possible (use) a published, standardised, valid, reliable and responsive outcome measure to evaluate the change in the patient’s health status”.1 Regarding mobility, balance and falls risk in an elderly population, a number of such tools exist. en_US
dc.language.iso eng en_US
dc.publisher HSE en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries National Institute of Health Sciences Research Bulletin;48 (3), 38-39
dc.subject falls prevention en_US
dc.title Which outcome measure is most appropriate for a falls prevention programme? en_US
dc.type info:eu-repo/semantics/article en_US
dc.type.supercollection all_ul_research en_US
dc.date.updated 2016-02-17T16:38:57Z
dc.description.version PUBLISHED
dc.contributor.sponsor HRB en_US
dc.rights.accessrights info:eu-repo/semantics/openAccess en_US
dc.internal.rssid 1127371
dc.internal.copyrightchecked Yes
dc.description.status Not peer reviewed


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