Fall prevention: A view from the editor of arthritis care & research
Learning Areas:Chronic disease management and prevention
Clinical medicine applied in public health
Communication and informatics
Other professions or practice related to public health
Public health or related research
Describe fall prevention approaches for older adults from a researcher and scientific journal editor perspective, using a social-ecological model (society, community, organization, interpersonal, individual). Discuss research trends for fall prevention.
Keyword(s): Elderly, Injury Prevention
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I am a Senior Scientist at the Institute for Aging Research and principal investigator on a number of NIH grants related to studies on the elderly and fall prevention. I am the current Editor, Arthritis Care & Research.
Any relevant financial relationships? No
I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.