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Falls in Older Persons: Prevention and Management 2nd Edition

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ISBN-13: 978-1878812445
ISBN-10: 1878812440
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"critical tool for any facility or individual seeking to minimize the risk of injury due to falls in elderly people." --Gerontology & Geriatrics Education, Vol 25, Issue 3 --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.

About the Author

Rein Tideiksaar, Ph.D., is President of FallPrevent, LLC, a company that provides educational, legal, and marketing services in connection with fall prevention for older adults. Dr. Tideiksaar has been active in the area of fall prevention for over fifteen years. He has directed numerous research projects on falls and has developed fall prevention programs in community, assisted living, home care, acute care hospital, and nursing facility settings. Dr. Tideiksaar has written numerous articles and book chapters on falls and related topics. He is the author of Falls in Older People: Prevention and Management, Third Edition (Health Professions Press, 2002). In addition to two previous editions of this professional resource, he is the author of Falling in Old Age: Its Prevention and Treatment, Second Edition (Springer Publishing Company, 1997).

From 2000 to 2003, Dr. Tideiksaar was the Senior Vice President of Fall Prevention and Injury Reduction Systems, ElderCare Companies, Inc., Point Pleasant Beach, New Jersey. Prior to 2000, he was Director of Geriatric Educational and Clinical Programs and Director of the Falls and Immobility Program, Department of Geriatrics, Southwest Medical Associates, Inc., Las Vegas, Nevada. He has also served as Director of Geriatric Care Coordination, Sierra Health Services, Inc., Las Vegas, Nevada, and Director of the Falls and Immobility Program, Department of Geriatrics and Adult Development, Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, New York.

Dr. Tideiksaar obtained a doctorate from Columbia Pacific University and a physician assistant certification from the State University of New York at Stony Brook. Dr. Tideiksaar completed his geriatric training at the Parker Jewish Geriatric Institute, New Hyde Park, New York. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.

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Product Details

  • Paperback: 196 pages
  • Publisher: Health Professions Press; 2nd edition (May 1998)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1878812440
  • ISBN-13: 978-1878812445
  • Product Dimensions: 8.3 x 5.5 x 0.6 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 9.6 ounces
  • Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #11,628,486 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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By lotte on March 21, 2013
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It gives you good insight on why falls occur, consist of mostly tools and guidelines on fall prevention, helpful in all types of settings
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Though there were some notes, we were not troubled.
The thing which expected it substantially was written and was saved.
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Good purchase for OTs. I use it often and the concepts work well with older adults that are at moderate fall risk.
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Every safety measure you take is well worth it..........Protect those you care about.
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