Moving the needle on fall prevention: A Geriatric Emergency Care Applied Research (GEAR) Network scoping review and consensus statement

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May 11, 2021

Academic Emergency Medicine

Published: May 11, 2021


Nada Hammouda | Christopher R. Carpenter | William W. Hung | Adriane Lesser | Sylviah Nyamu | Shan Liu | Cameron J. Gettel | Aaron Malsch | Edward M. Castillo | Savannah Forrester | Kimberly Souffront | Samuel Vargas | Elizabeth M. Goldberg


Although falls are common, costly, and often preventable, emergency department (ED)-initiated fall screening and prevention efforts are rare. The Geriatric Emergency Medicine Applied Research Falls core (GEAR-Falls) was created to identify existing research gaps and to prioritize future fall research foci.

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