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Title Falls and cognition in older persons : fundamentals, assessment and therapeutic options / Manuel Montero-Odasso, Richard Camicioli, editors
Published Cham : Springer, [2020]


Description 1 online resource : illustrations (some color)
Contents Falls as a manifestation of brain Failure (Gait and Cognition) -- Dysmobility in aging and the role of cognition -- Epidemiology and Falls risk factors in cognitively impaired older adults -- Depression, Fear of falling, cognition and falls -- Consequences of falls in cognitively impaired people -- Dual-task gait, cognition and Falls -- Gait variability and Falls -- Assistive devices, falls, and cognitive aspects -- Imaging in "gait and cognition syndrome" and falls -- PD and Lewy Body Disease -- MCI: MMO and SMH -- AD and other dementias -- Approaches' in Hospitals and Nursing home settings -- Current gaps in Guidelines and Recommendations -- Physical exercises in cognitively vulnerable older adults and falls -- Cognitive training and falls reduction risk -- Vitamin D, falls and cognition -- Virtual Reality -- Cognitive enhancers -- Dual-task gait training -- Non-invasive brain stimulation -- Falls in cognitively impaired population: evidence, assumptions, and prospect research needed
Summary This book provides practical tools for fall prevention in cognitively impaired older adults. The text presents a comprehensive and state-of-the-art update that covers the pathophysiology, epidemiology, and clinical presentation of the event, which affects up to 60 percent of aging patients with cognitive impairment. Written by transdisciplinary experts in experts in geriatric medicine, rehabilitation, neurology, and physiotherapy, the text presents practical, evidence-based guidelines for the assessment, approach, and treatment of these patients and includes illustrations and resources for quick reference. Falls and Cognition in Older Persons is a unique contribution to the literature serving geriatricians, family medicine physicians, emergency medicine physicians, neurologists, rehabilitation and physiotherapy specialists, geriatric nurses, and those interested in public health
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Online resource; title from PDF title page (SpringerLink, viewed October 8, 2019)
Subject Falls (Accidents) in old age -- Prevention
Cognition disorders in old age.
Mild cognitive impairment.
Human beings.
Accidental Falls -- prevention & control
Cognitive Dysfunction
Cognitive Dysfunction -- complications
Homo sapiens (species)
Cognition disorders in old age
Falls (Accidents) in old age -- Prevention
Form Electronic book
Author Montero-Odasso, Manuel, editor
Camicioli, Richard, editor
ISBN 9783030242336