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Cohort randomised controlled trial of a multifaceted podiatry intervention for the prevention of falls in older people (The REFORM Trial)

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Background

Falls are a major cause of morbidity among older people. A multifaceted podiatry intervention may reduce the risk of falling. This study evaluated such an intervention.

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Pragmatic cohort randomised controlled trial in England and Ireland. 1010 participants were randomised (493 to the Intervention group and 517 to Usual Care) to either: a podiatry intervention, including foot and ankle exercises, foot orthoses and, if required, new footwear, and a ...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1371/journal.pone.0168712

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0000-0002-9860-0850
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Publisher:
Public Library of Science Publisher's website
Journal:
PLoS one Journal website
Volume:
12
Issue:
1
Pages:
e0168712
Publication date:
2017-01-20
Acceptance date:
2016-12-03
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EISSN:
1932-6203
Pmid:
28107372
Source identifiers:
673188
Language:
English
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2018-06-01

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