Category Archives: Falls

FALLS IN THE ELDERLY

Falls in the Elderly By┬áLaurence Z. Rubenstein, MD, MPH, Professor Emeritus of Geriatric Medicine, University of Oklahoma College of Medicine; Professor Emeritus of Medicine/Geriatrics, University of California, Los Angeles   Most falls occur when people with a physical condition that impairs mobility or balance encounter an environmental hazard. Although many people have no symptoms before […]