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Society guideline links: Falls

Deputy Editor
H Nancy Sokol, MD

Introduction

This topic includes links to society and government-sponsored guidelines from selected countries and regions around the world. We will update these links periodically; newer versions of some guidelines may be available on each society's website. Some societies may require users to log in to access their guidelines.

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Canada

Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care (CTFPHC): Recommendation statement – Prevention of falls in long-term care facilities (2005)

United States

Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma (EAST): Practice management guideline for the prevention of fall-related injuries in the elderly (2016)

American Geriatrics Society (AGS): Consensus statement on vitamin D for prevention of falls and their consequences in older adults (2014)

  

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