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AGS20 Plenary Session: Preventing Serious Fall Injuries: Primary Findings from the STRIDE Study

Product Type : Webinars
Language : English
Publisher :American Geriatrics Society
Year of publication : 2020

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DESCRIPTION

The Strategies to Reduce Injuries and Develop Confidence in Elders (STRIDE) Study findings are presented. The aim of STRIDE is to evaluate the effectiveness of evidence-based strategies to reduce serious fall-related injuries by implementing individually tailored interventions to prevent fall-related injuries. Learning Objectives: (1) describe the rationale, design, implementation, and results of the Strategies to Reduce Injuries and Develop Confidence in Elders (STRIDE) clinical trial; (2) discuss the STRIDE interdisciplinary, co-management approach to falls prevention; and (3) describe the policy implications of the STRIDE results.

Moderator
Annette M. Medina-Walpole, MD, AGSF, Paul H. Fine Professor of Medicine, Chief, Division of Geriatrics & Aging, University of Rochester Medical Center

Background and Significance
Nancy K. Latham, PhD, PT, Associate Epidemiologist, Brigham and Women's Hospital Design 

Recruitment and Retention
Thomas M. Gill, MD, Professor, Yale School of Medicine

Interventions
David B. Reuben, MD, Professor, UCLA School of Medicine

Ascertainment and Adjudication of Primary Outcome
David A. Ganz, MD, PhD, Professor, UCLA School of Medicine

Results
Thomas M. Gill, MD, Professor, Yale School of Medicine

Discussion
David B. Reuben, MD, Professor, UCLA School of Medicine

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