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A systematic review of falls in hospital for patients with communication disability: highlighting an invisible population

Source: Journal of Safety Research

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Date of publication: 11 December 2018

Publication type: Journal article

In a nutshell:  Patients with communication disability, associated with impairments of speech, language, or voice, have a three-fold increased risk of adverse events in hospital. 64 more words

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The role of enhanced cognition to counteract detrimental effects of prolonged bed rest: current evidence and perspectives

Source: Frontiers in Physiology 

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Date of publication: 11 December 2018

Publication type: Journal article

In a nutshell: Prolonged periods of physical inactivity or bed rest can lead to a significant decline of functional and cognitive functions. 83 more words

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Foot problems as a risk factor for falls in community-dwelling older people: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Source: Maturitas 

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Date of publication: Volume 118, December 2018, Pages 7-14

 Publication type: Journal article

In a nutshell: Foot problems are common in older people. 48 more words

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