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Title: Interventions to reduce falls in hospitals: a systematic review and meta-analysis
Holmesglen Authors: Kiegaldie, Debra 
Other Authors: Morris, Meg E
Webster, Kate
Jones, Cathy
Hill, Anne-Marie
Haines, Terry
McPhail, Steven
Slade, Susan
Jazayeri, Dana
Heng, Hazel
Shorr, Ronald
Carey, Leeanne
Barker, Anna
Cameron, Ian
Keywords: Falls
Older people
Systematic review
Issue Date: May-2022
Publication information: Vol. 51(5)
Abstract: Falls remain a common and debilitating problem in hospitals worldwide. The aim of this study was to investigate the effects of falls prevention interventions on falls rates and the risk of falling in hospital.
Description: This is an Open Access ar ticle distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License (, which permits non-commercial re-use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited. For commercial re-use, please contact
DOI: 10.1093/ageing/afac077
Journal Title: Age and Ageing
Type: Journal Article
Affiliates: Holmesglen Institute
La Trobe University Academic and Research Collaborative in Health
The Victorian Rehabilitation Centre, Healthscope
School of Allied Health, Human Services and Sport, La Trobe University
Western Australian Centre for Health & Ageing, School of Allied Health, The University of Western Australia
School of Primary and Allied Health Care, Monash University
Australian Centre for Health Services Innovation and Centre for Healthcare Transformation, School of Public Health & Social Work, Queensland University of Technology
Digital Health and Informatics Directorate, Metro South Health
Geriatric Research Education and Clinical Center, Malcom Randall VAMC, Depar tment of Epidemiology, University of Florida
Department of Epidemiology, University of Florida
Florey Institute of Neuroscience and Mental Health
Silver Chain
John Walsh Centre for Rehabilitation Research, Nor thern Sydney Local Health District and The University of Sydney
Monash University
Holmesglen Department: Nursing
Holmesglen Faculty: Faculty of Health, Science, Youth and Community Studies
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