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Evaluation of clinical practice guidelines on fall prevention and management for older adults: a systematic review.

Montero-Odasso MM, Kamkar N, Pieruccini-Faria F, et al. Evaluation of clinical practice guidelines on fall prevention and management for older adults: a systematic review. JAMA Netw Open. 2021;4(12):e2138911. doi: 10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2021.38911

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January 12, 2022
Montero-Odasso MM, Kamkar N, Pieruccini-Faria F, et al. JAMA Netw Open. 2021;4(12):e2138911.

Fall prevention in healthcare settings is a patient safety priority. This systematic review found that most clinical practice guidelines provide consistent recommendations for fall prevention for older adults. Guidelines consistently recommend strategies such as risk stratification, medication review, and environment modification.

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Montero-Odasso MM, Kamkar N, Pieruccini-Faria F, et al. Evaluation of clinical practice guidelines on fall prevention and management for older adults: a systematic review. JAMA Netw Open. 2021;4(12):e2138911. doi: 10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2021.38911