Risk Assessment and Countermeasures of Fall in Elderly Patients

Abstract

Abstract: Objective: To investigate the risk factors of falls in elderly patientsv and put forward feasible measures. Methods: A total of 107 elderly patients were enrolled in our department from May 2014 to May 2015 to assess the risk factors for their fall. Results: The risk factors of falls in elderly patients were: body function degradation, disease factors, mental state change, medication, and environmental factors. Conclusion:There are many factors that lead to the fall of elderly patients,to take targeted measures can effectively prevent the occurrence of falls.