Associations among balance self-efficacy, physical function, and pain interference among community-dwelling older adults
Mercy Mumba, PhD, RN, CMSRN
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The purpose of this presentation is to discuss the associations among balance-self-efficacy, physical function, and pain interference and their implications for nursing practice. This presentation will also include a discussion on recommendations for appropriate evidence-based nursing interventions that improve physical function among community-dwelling older adults.
30th International Nursing Research Congress: Theory-to-Practice: Catalyzing Collaborations to Connect Globally. Held 25-29 July 2019 in Calgary, Alberta, Canada.
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