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Key questions on falls (1.5 CPD hours)

In this 2014 update, consultant in medicine for the elderly Dr Jane Youde answers GP Dr Mandy Fry’s questions on the medicines most involved in falls, the latest NICE guidelines on falls prevention and approaching warfarin withdrawal in older patients 

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FULL CPD MODULE

This module will update your knowledge on falls, including:

  • How to establish if someone has had a simple fall or if there is some significant underlying disease
  • Which medications are most likely to contribute to falls
  • What would make you investigate an individual for potential osteoporosis
  • The role of vitamin D and calcium in falls prevention

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