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요양시설 노인의 낙상실태와 영향요인

Title
요양시설 노인의 낙상실태와 영향요인
Other Titles
Incidence and Predictors of Falls in Institutionalized Elderly
Author
임난영
Keywords
낙상; 노인; Falls; Aged
Issue Date
2011-06
Publisher
대한근관절건강학회
Citation
근관절건강학회지, 2011, 18(1), P.50-62(13)
Abstract
Purpose: The purpose of this study was to determine the incidence and influencing factors of falls in the institutionalized elderly. Method: A descriptive survey design was used with a convenience sampling of 430 institutionalized elderly. Data were collected using a structured questionnaire. Results: The falls rate after admission in institution was 8.4%. Types of injury after falls were mostly contusion and fracture. Interventions for fall prevention were environmental management and regular evaluation of risk factors for falls. Fall experience was significantly different according to admission periods. Type of falls was significantly different according to state of ADL. Predictors for falls were longer admission periods and dependent state in ADL. Conclusion: Falls is important health related problem in the institutionalized elderly, so effective fall prevention program is needed for their health promotion.
URI
http://koreascience.or.kr/article/ArticleFullRecord.jsp?cn=DGGJBW_2011_v18n1_50
ISSN
1975-9398; 1225-9020
DOI
10.5953/JMJH.2011.18.1.050
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