Risk factors for falling differ between older men and women
A study published Nov. 29, 2018 in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society has identified different factors associated with falling in men versus women. In the short term, living alone, needing help with activities of daily living, and previous falls were independently associated with injurious falls in women. Low systolic blood pressure, impaired ability to rise from a chair, and previous falls were associated with injurious falls in men.Long-term risk fa
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