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Evaluation of Falls in the Elderly

"The Texas Tech Medcast is a podcast for medical residents, medical students, practicing physicians, and others involved in medical education and high quality, patient-centered primary care." "This episode outlines the clinical significance of falls in the elderly, the consequences of falls, risk factors for falls, and clinical approaches to the elderly patient who falls. .


Learning Objectives: the physician audience should be able to: Describe the clinical significance of falls in the elderly; List the consequences of falls in the elderly; Screen patients for the risk factors for falls; and Develop an appropriate care plan for an elderly patient who falls"

There is also a Fact Sheet at:  http://www.ttuhsc.edu/som/fammed/ttmedcast/PodcastEpisode_Falls.pdf

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