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Fall in Elderly Diabetes

 

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Major health problem amongst the elderly are falls. Diabetic is associated with an increased risk of falling and greater risks of disabilities related to mobility and daily tasks among elderly people.The objectives of this study are to assess the prevalence of fall and its associated factors among elderly diabetes type 2 attending outpatient clinics Hospital Universiti Sains Malaysia(HUSM).A total of 286 elderly were interviewed using structured questionnaire which consist of baseline data and medical history. A clinical and functional assessment was carried out following the interview. The prevalence of fall and recurrent fallers are 18.9% and 13.6% respectively. Younger age (p<0.05),duration of diabetes (p<0.05), postural hypotension (p<0.05) and peripheral neuropathy based on monofilament test (p<0.05) were significantly associated with fall.Early recognition and intervention for falls will benefit the high risk elderly diabetic patient.

Product Specifications
SKU :COC93893
AuthorAzidah Abdul Kadir,Hasniza Hasim and Zunaina Embong
LanguageEnglish
BindingPaperback
Number of Pages84
Publishing Year2011-03-09T00:00:00.000
ISBN978-3639338560
Edition1 st
Book TypeClinical & internal medicine
Country of ManufactureIndia
Product BrandVDM Verlag Dr. Müller
Product Packaging InfoBox
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Product First Available On ClickOnCare.com2015-08-14 00:00:00