Final Research Report

This project's final research report is expected to be available by January 2023.

Journal Citations

Article Highlight: In a paper in the New England Journal of Medicine, this study reported that having nurses tailor and administer fall-prevention plans for older adults at high risk resulted in about an 8 percent to 10 percent reduction in serious fall injuries, but this effect was not statistically significant. The paper discusses potential barriers to care and other factors that could account for why a more significant reduction in serious fall injuries was not seen when risk-reduction strategies shown to be effective in previous studies were deployed this way in real-world circumstances and settings.

Peer-Review Summary

The Peer-Review Summary for this project will be posted here soon.

Project Information

Shalender Bhasin, MD, MB, BS
Thomas M. Gill, MD; David B. Reuben, MD
Harvard Medical School; Yale Medical School; UCLA Medical School; Brigham and Women's Hospital; National Institute on Aging of the NIH
$33,365,602
Randomized Trial of a Multifactorial Fall Injury Prevention Strategy: A Joint Initiative of PCORI and the National Institute on Aging of the National Institutes of Health

Key Dates

November 2019
2014
2022

Study Registration Information

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Last updated: June 2, 2022