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Interventions to prevent falls in older adults: updated evidence report and systematic review for the US Preventive Services Task Force.

Guirguis-Blake JM, Perdue LA, Coppola EL, et al. Interventions to prevent falls in older adults: updated evidence report and systematic review for the US Preventive Services Task Force. JAMA. 2024;332(1):58-69. doi:10.1001/jama.2024.4166.

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June 19, 2024
Guirguis-Blake JM, Perdue LA, Coppola EL, et al. JAMA. 2024;332(1):58-69.
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Falls are a leading cause of injury and death in adults aged 65 years and older, and prevention is a public health and patient safety priority. This review of interventions to prevent falls in community-dwelling older adults was conducted for the US Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF). Multifactorial and exercise interventions were associated with reduced falls, with exercise interventions demonstrating the most consistent benefit.

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Guirguis-Blake JM, Perdue LA, Coppola EL, et al. Interventions to prevent falls in older adults: updated evidence report and systematic review for the US Preventive Services Task Force. JAMA. 2024;332(1):58-69. doi:10.1001/jama.2024.4166.

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