Falls and Cognition in Older Persons

Fundamentals, Assessment and Therapeutic Options

  • Manuel Montero-Odasso
  • Richard Camicioli

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxiii
  2. Fundamentals

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Stephanie A. Bridenbaugh, Reto W. Kressig
      Pages 35-48
    3. Ryota Sakurai, Yoshiro Okubo
      Pages 49-66
    4. Lindsay M. K. Wallace, Olga Theou, Kenneth Rockwood
      Pages 67-83
  3. Assessments

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 85-85
    2. Olivier Beauchet, Manuel Montero-Odasso
      Pages 87-106
    3. Frederico Pieruccini-Faria, Manuel Montero-Odasso, Jeffrey M. Hausdorff
      Pages 107-138
    4. Susan W. Hunter
      Pages 139-150
    5. Andrea L. Rosso, Neelesh K. Nadkarni, Caterina Rosano
      Pages 165-188
  4. Special Patients and Settings

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 189-189
    2. Stephen Joza, Richard Camicioli, Fang Ba
      Pages 191-210
    3. Gilles Allali, Joe Verghese
      Pages 211-228
    4. Pieter Heeren, Elke Detroyer, Koen Milisen
      Pages 229-243
  5. Prevention and Interventions

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 261-261
    2. Teresa Liu-Ambrose, Jennifer C. Davis, Chun Liang Hsu
      Pages 273-287
    3. Anat Mirelman, Inbal Maidan, Shirley Shema Shiratzky, Jeffrey M. Hausdorff
      Pages 309-321
    4. Nicolaas I. Bohnen, Martijn L. T. M. Müller
      Pages 323-341
    5. Brad Manor, On-Yee Lo, Junhong Zhou, Prabhjot Dhami, Faranak Farzan
      Pages 373-398
  6. Future Directions and Conclusions

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 399-399
    2. Ervin Sejdić, Alan Godfrey, William McIlroy, Manuel Montero-Odasso
      Pages 401-426
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 427-436

About this book


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.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Manuel Montero-Odasso
    • 1
  • Richard Camicioli
    • 2
  1. 1.Division of Geriatric MedicineUniversity of Western OntarioLondonCanada
  2. 2.Division of NeurologyUniversity of AlbertaEdmontonCanada

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