• Can reducing medicines decrease falls in older patients living in the community? 

    Hamrick, Irene (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 ...
  • Falls in the elderly 

    Lindsay, Djinge; Roett, Michelle A. (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.
  • Is increased fall risk a significant predictor of major bleeding events in patients on warfarin? 

    Zassoko, Roman; Tazkarji, Bachir (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 ...