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    • Alcohol use and falls among the elderly in Metropolitan São Paulo, Brazil 

      Lima, Maria Cristina Pereira; Simão, Maria Odete; Oliveira, Janaina Barbosa De; Cavariani, Mariana Braga; Tucci, Adriana Marcassa [UNIFESP]; Kerr-correa, Florence (Escola Nacional de Saúde Pública Sergio Arouca, Fundação Oswaldo Cruz, 2009-12-01)
      The objectives of this study are to identify the pattern of alcohol use among the elderly and to analyze its association with falls. A population-based survey was conducted in a sample of Metropolitan São Paulo, Brazil, ...

    • Fear of falling in older adults living at home: associated factors 

      Vitorino, Luciano Magalhaes [UNIFESP]; Bastos Teixeira, Carla Araujo; Vilas Boas, Eliandra Lais; Pereira, Rubia Lopes; dos Santos, Naiana Oliveira; Rozendo, Celia Alves (Univ Sao Paolo, 2017)
      Objective: To identify the factors associated with the fear of falling in the older adult living at home. Method: Cross-sectional study with probabilistic sampling of older adult enrolled in two Family Health Strategies ...

    • Relação entre percepção do risco de quedas, capacidade funcional, dor e risco para quedas em idosos assistidos em um serviço de emergência 

      Souza, Lidia Ferreira De [UNIFESP] (Universidade Federal de São Paulo (UNIFESP), 2020-11-26)
      Introduction: During hospitalization, the older people, may experience loss of function, which may be due to the disease that determined the hospitalization, previous clinical conditions, submitted procedures, and poor ...

    • Transcultural adaptation of the johns hopkins fall risk assessment tool 

      Martinez, Maria Carmen; Iwamoto, Viviane Ernesto; Dias de Oliveira Latorre, Maria do Rosario; Noronha, Adriana Moreira; de Sousa Oliveira, Ana Paula; Alves Cardoso, Carlos Eduardo; Braga Marques, Ifigenia Augusta; Vendramim, Patricia [UNIFESP]; Lopes, Paula Cristina; Saes de Sant'Ana, Thais Helena (Wiley-Blackwell, 2016)
      Objective: to perform the transcultural adaptation and content validity analysis of the Johns Hopkins Fall Risk Assessment Tool to assess both fall risk and fall-related injury risk for hospitalized elderly in Brazil. ...