Affordable Access

[Cognitive disorders and falls: experience of the Lille multidisciplinary falls service].

Authors
  • Maeker, E
  • Bombois, S
  • Pardessus, V
  • Tiberghien, F
  • Dipompeo, C
  • Thevenon, A
  • Dewailly, P
  • Puisieux, F
Type
Published Article
Journal
Revue Neurologique
Publisher
Elsevier
Publication Date
Apr 01, 2005
Volume
161
Issue
4
Pages
419–426
Identifiers
PMID: 15924077
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

The findings show that a large proportion of old persons presenting with gait disturbance at the Multidisciplinary Falls Consultation have an underlying cognitive decline. Assessment of cognitive functions is required in every elderly faller.

Report this publication

Statistics

Seen <100 times