Readable and authoritative, Understanding and Preventing Falls provides a guide to the nature and extent of the problem of falls. Drawing on the latest research, the authors outline the combination of environmental factors that commonly lead to falls and explore how to prevent them. The case is made for a multifaceted approach to falls prevention,

chapter 1|11 pages


chapter 3|15 pages

Steps and Stairs

chapter 4|18 pages

Role of Vision in Falls

chapter 12|8 pages

Preventing Falls