Medicine (MED)

Department of Medicine

Uniformed Services University

Mobility

1. Reading

  • Required Readings:
  • Recommended Readings:
    • 4. Falls and medications in the elderly
       
      Daal, J.O., van Lieshout, J.J. Falls and medications in the elderly. The Netherlands Journal of Medicine. 2005 Mar; 63(3):91-6.
    • 5. Assistive Devices
       
      Redford, J.B. Assistive Devices. Prevention/Rehabilitation in Geriatric Practice. In Practice of Geriatrics (3rd ed). EH Duthie & PR Katz, WB Saunders Co: Philadelphia, PA. 1998; 17(3):173-186.
    • 6. Instability and Falls
       
      Studenski S., Wolter, L. Instability and Falls. Syndromes in Geriatric Practice. In Practice of Geriatrics (3rd ed). EH Duthie & PR Katz, WB Saunders Co: Philadelphia, PA. 1998; 19(4):199-206.

2. Complete the Falls in Older Adults module on this website

MED Contact Info

Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences
Department of Medicine
4301 Jones Bridge Road, C1094
Bethesda, Maryland 20814-4799

Chair (301) 295-2010

Deputy Chair, Administration (301) 295-5791

FAX (USU) (301) 295-3557
FAX (WRNMMC) (301) 295-5792