n CME : Your SA Journal of CPD - Falls in the older patient - time to change our views : main article

Volume 25, Issue 9
  • ISSN : 0256-2170



Although falls in the elderly have been recognised as one of the 'giants of geriatrics' by geriatricians, they remain a problem area - possibly because there are many reasons for falling and it is often time consuming to elicit the specific causes in a patient. The elderly do not report falls if they have not injured themselves.

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