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Current Gerontology and Geriatrics Research
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 928603, 6 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/928603
Research Article

Unexplained Falls Are Frequent in Patients with Fall-Related Injury Admitted to Orthopaedic Wards: The UFO Study (Unexplained Falls in Older Patients)

1Geriatric and Gerontology Institute, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Modena 41121, Italy
2Geriatric Department, Azienda Policlinico Federico II, Naples 80131, Italy
3Unit of Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine, Department of Critical Care Medicine and Surgery, University of Florence and Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria Careggi, Florence 50134, Italy
4Geriatric Unit, Santa Chiara Hospital, Trento 38122, Italy
5Department of Geriatrics, Azienda Sanitaria Locale 4, Chiavari 16043, Italy
6Division of Geriatrics, Ospedale S Maria Nuova, Reggio Emilia 42123, Italy

Received 24 July 2012; Revised 13 January 2013; Accepted 16 January 2013

Academic Editor: Arnold B. Mitnitski

Copyright © 2013 Mussi Chiara et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

How to Cite this Article

Mussi Chiara, Galizia Gianluigi, Abete Pasquale, et al., “Unexplained Falls Are Frequent in Patients with Fall-Related Injury Admitted to Orthopaedic Wards: The UFO Study (Unexplained Falls in Older Patients),” Current Gerontology and Geriatrics Research, vol. 2013, Article ID 928603, 6 pages, 2013. doi:10.1155/2013/928603