EVALUATION OF HOME ACCIDENTS AND FALL BEHAVIORS OF ELDERLY


Sahin H., ERKAL S.

TURKISH JOURNAL OF GERIATRICS-TURK GERIATRI DERGISI, cilt.19, ss.195-201, 2016 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 19 Konu: 3
  • Basım Tarihi: 2016
  • Dergi Adı: TURKISH JOURNAL OF GERIATRICS-TURK GERIATRI DERGISI
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.195-201

Özet

Introduction: This study was conducted to evaluate home accidents sustained by the elderly in previous year by using the questionnaire develop by the researcher and also evaluate the fall behavior of the elderly using the "falls behavioral scale" included 175 elderly residents in the Ovacik district of Kirikkale province, Turkey.