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NOVEMBER 13-15, 2017
PHILADELPHIA, PA

Fred Ko


Assistant Professor, Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine
Mount Sinai


3:45 PM STRATEGIES TO REDUCE INJURIES AND DEVELOP CONFIDENCE IN ELDERS (STRIDE): A PRAGMATIC TRIAL OF A MULTIFACTORIAL FALL INJURY PREVENTION INTERVENTION

Fall injuries are a major cause of morbidity and mortality among older adults. The focus of this talk will be on the design and implementation of the STRIDE study, a multisite cluster-randomized pragmatic clinical trial comparing the effectiveness of an evidence-based, multifactorial, individualized intervention strategy to an enhanced usual care in reducing serious fall injuries in at-risk, noninstitutionalized older persons


- Review STRIDE trial study design and implementation
- Understand the multifactorial individualized intervention strategy implemented through a nurse co-management model    
- Explore strategies to reduce injuries and develop confidence in elders
 



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