Falls in the elderly and its relationship with the characteristics of the foot
Pedro Enrique Trujillo-Hernandez, MSN, Faculty of Nursing, Autonomous University of Coahuila, Saltillo, Mexico; Sandra Cecilia Esparza-Gonzalez, PhD, Medicine Faculty, Universidad Autonoma de Coahuila, Saltillo, Mexico; Maria de los Angeles Villarreal-Reyna Sr., PhD, School of Nursing, Universidad Autonoma de Coahuila, Saltillo, Mexico; Raul Adrian Castillo-Vargas, MSN, School of Nursing, Universidad Autonoma de Coahuila, Saltillo, Coahuila, Mexico
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The falls in the elderly are one of the main geriatric syndromes, due to their high prevalence and an important health problem, due to the high number of complications, incapacity and even death of the elderly. Its importance lies in the function of the most reliable indicator of fragility.
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