Fall and fall-related injuries in community-dwelling elderly persons in Hong Kong - a study on risk factors, functional decline and health services utilization after falls
Dr Chu, Leung Wing (Principal investigator)
Professor Chi Iris (Co-Investigator)
Health Services Research Fund - Full Grants
To investigate the risk factors associated with repeated falls; to investigate the risk factors associated with a single (isolated) falls; to investigate the effect of falls in relation to functional decline, mortality, nursing home placement and health services utilizations: in a sample of community-dwelling elderly population in Hong Kong.