The risk of falling in young adults with neurological conditions: A systematic review

Alessia Saverino, Amy Moriarty, Diane Playford

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Abstract

Purpose: To review systematically the literature on fall risk factors for young patients affected by neurological disorders. Method: A systematic search of all primary research-based literature on risk factors for falls or fall characteristics in young adults (mean age

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)963-977
Number of pages15
JournalDisability and Rehabilitation
Volume36
Issue number12
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2014

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Keywords

  • Fall characteristics
  • Fall predictors
  • Fall risk
  • Long-term neurological conditions
  • Systematic review
  • Young adults

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Rehabilitation
  • Medicine(all)

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The risk of falling in young adults with neurological conditions : A systematic review. / Saverino, Alessia; Moriarty, Amy; Playford, Diane.

In: Disability and Rehabilitation, Vol. 36, No. 12, 2014, p. 963-977.

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Saverino, Alessia ; Moriarty, Amy ; Playford, Diane. / The risk of falling in young adults with neurological conditions : A systematic review. In: Disability and Rehabilitation. 2014 ; Vol. 36, No. 12. pp. 963-977.
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