Mortality From Falls in Dutch Adults 80 Years and Older, 2000-2016

Klaas A. Hartholt, Ed F. van Beeck, Tischa van der Cammen

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Abstract

Falls are a leading cause of health care consumption, morbidity, and mortality among older adults.1,2 Falls mortality in persons 80 years and older in the Netherlands decreased from 1969 through 1999, and then slightly increased from 2000 through 2008.3 We assessed trends in falls mortality in persons 80 years and older from 2000 through 2016.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1380-1382
Number of pages3
JournalJAMA: The Journal of the American Medical Association
Volume319
Issue number13
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2018

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