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Guideline for the Prevention of Falls in Older Persons


  • American Geriatrics Society,

  • Geriatrics Society,

  • American Academy Of,

  • Orthopaedic Surgeons Panel On Falls Prevention

  • This guideline was developed and written under the auspices of the American Geriatrics Society (AGS) Panel on Falls in Older Persons and approved by the AGS Board of Directors on April 5, 2001.

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