ba0001pp289 | Muscle, physical activity and bone | ECTS2013
, Alekna Vidmantas
, Stukas Rimantas
, Tamulaitiene Marija
Objective: To examine the outcomes and costs of direct medical care for falls in elderly women in Lithuania.Methods: Women aged 65 years and older, who visited National Osteoporosis Center for diagnostic or treatment procedures. Thereafter a telephone survey was performed using the questionnaire with 28 questions about the number, circumstances, and consequences of falls. The cost of health care due to fall was estimated after calculating the sum of cost...