Health Promotion


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Essay #: 066148
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Health Promotion 
A large number of fall risk education methods to prevent falls have been studied and all of them to some extent are based in the multifactorial approach. The discussion will be concerned with the first case study related to Martha Livingston. When falls occur among older people, there are very usually three components involved. First, environmental hazards may sometimes be the single cause but such is rarely the case. Instead, falls normally take place as a result of the relationship between various hazards and high-risk behaviors. The third component is the older person’s susceptibility to falls as a result of their age or disease (Fox & Vazquez, et al., 2010). As a result, suitable teaching has to begin...
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