Kidney function and other factors and their association with falls

Abstract Background Reduced kidney function has become a major public health concern, especially among older people, as Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) is associated with increased risk of end stage renal disease and mortality. Falls are a serious negative health outcome in older persons with one third...

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Main Authors: Sabine Britting, Rada Artzi-Medvedik, Paolo Fabbietti, Lisanne Tap, Francesco Mattace-Raso, Andrea Corsonello, Fabrizia Lattanzio, Johan Ärnlöv, Axel C. Carlsson, Regina Roller-Wirnsberger, Gerhard Wirnsberger, Tomasz Kostka, Agnieszka Guligowska, Francesc Formiga, Rafael Moreno-Gonzalez, Pedro Gil, Sara Lainez Martinez, Robert Kob, Itshak Melzer, Ellen Freiberger, on behalf of the SCOPE investigators
Format: Article
Published: BMC 2020-10-01
Series:BMC Geriatrics
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