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Evidence-Based Resource Summary

Strength of Evidence: 
3 out of 4
3 out of 4
Year Published: 
2010

A CDC Compendium of Effective Fall Interventions: What Works for Community-Dwelling Older Adults, 2nd Edition

Description of Resource: 
This compendium was developed to give public health practitioners and aging services providers detailed information about interventions that were scientifically proven to reduce falls in older adults. It includes 22 exercise-based, home modification, and multifaceted interventions.

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Developed By: 
CDC/NCIPC
Developer Type: 
Federal Government
Healthy People 2020 Topic Area(s): 
Injury and Violence Prevention
Resource Type: 
Citation: 
Stevens JA and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, Division of Unintentional Injury Prevention. A CDC Compendium of Effective Fall Interventions: What Works for Community-Dwelling Older Adults, 2nd Edition [Internet]. Atlanta, GA: Centers for Disease Control; 2010 [cited 2013 Jan 16]. Available from: http://www.cdc.gov/HomeandRecreationalSafety/pdf/CDC_Falls_Compendium_lowres.pdf