Practicality, validity and sensitivity to change of fear of falling self-report in hospitalised elderly--a comparison of four instruments

Age Ageing. 2009 Jan;38(1):108-12. doi: 10.1093/ageing/afn233. Epub 2008 Nov 11.
No abstract available

Publication types

  • Comparative Study
  • Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't

MeSH terms

  • Accidental Falls*
  • Aged
  • Aged, 80 and over
  • Data Collection
  • Fear / psychology*
  • Female
  • Geriatric Assessment / methods*
  • Germany
  • Humans
  • Inpatients / psychology*
  • Male
  • Prospective Studies
  • Psychometrics / methods*
  • Rehabilitation Centers
  • Reproducibility of Results
  • Self Disclosure
  • Sensitivity and Specificity