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Incidence of and risk factors for falls among adults with an intellectual disability

By: Cox, C R.
Contributor(s): Clemson, L | Stancliffe, R J | et al.
Series: Journal of Intellectual Disability Research 54 (12) 2010: 1045-1057.Publisher: 2010Subject(s): ADULTS | INTELLECTUAL DISABILITY | FALLS | RISKSummary: Finds that falls are a significant health concern for adults with ID of all ages as a result of their incidence and the resulting injuries. Falls appear to be equally an issue for people residing in formal and non-formal care accommodation. Calls for further research to develop screening tools and appropriate interventions.
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Finds that falls are a significant health concern for adults with ID of all ages as a result of their incidence and the resulting injuries. Falls appear to be equally an issue for people residing in formal and non-formal care accommodation. Calls for further research to develop screening tools and appropriate interventions.

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