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Understanding, comprehensibility and acceptance of an evidence-based consumer information brochure on fall prevention in old age: a focus group study

Sabine Lins1, Andrea Icks2 and Gabriele Meyer1*

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1 Faculty of Health, School of Nursing Science, University of Witten/Herdecke, Stockumer Straße 12, D-58453 Witten, Germany

2 Faculty of Medicine, Department of Public Health, Heinrich-Heine-University Düsseldorf, Moorenstraße 5, 40225 Düsseldorf, Germany

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BMC Geriatrics 2011, 11:26  doi:10.1186/1471-2318-11-26

Published: 20 May 2011

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Stürze und ihre Folgen: Risiko erkennen und vermeiden. Eine wissensbasierte Information für ältere Menschen [Falls and their consequences: Realizing and preventing the risk of falling. An evidence based information for the elderly.]. Ärztekammer Nordrhein, Universität Witten/Herdecke; 2009. Evidence-based patient information brochure on risk of accidental falls investigated in the focus group discussions.

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