Browsing School of Medicine (MU) by Subject "Falls (Accidents)"
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(Family Physicians Inquiries Network, 2013-09)In older patients, stopping medicines reduces falls. The strongest evidence is for psychotropics—antipsychotics, hypnotics (benzodiazepine and nonbenzodiazepine) and antidepressants—followed by anticonvulsants, thiazide ...
(Family Physicians Inquiries Network, 2010-07)This issue of eMedRef provides information to clinicians on the pathophysiology, diagnosis, and therapeutics of falls in the elderly.
(Family Physicians Inquiries Network, 2013-10)Evidence-Based Answer: Increased fall risk is not an independent predictor of major hemorrhagic complications in patients who receive warfarin for anticoagulation. Anticoagulants should not be withheld on the basis of ...