GEAR Publications & Manuscripts
Moving the Needle on Fall Prevention
A Geriatric Emergency care Applied Research (GEAR) Network scoping review and consensus statement
Nada Hammouda MD, MSCR, Christopher R. Carpenter MD, MS, William W. Hung MD, Adriane Lesser MS, Sylviah Nyamu MPH, Shan Liu MD, SD, Cameron J. Gettel MD, Aaron Malsch RN, MSN, GSNCS-BC, Edward M. Castillo PhD, Savannah Forrester MD, Kimberly Souffront PhD, APRN, Samuel Vargas, Elizabeth M. Goldberg MD, ScM, the GEAR Network
First published: 11 May 2021 | Academic Emergency Medicine | https://doi.org/10.1111/acem.14279
Falls among older adults are common and costly, and, much of the time, preventable. In this study the GEAR Network set out to find research areas to improve fall identification and prevention practices that can be used in the emergency department.