Stephen Chapman

Head of medicines optimisation, School of Pharmacy, Keele University

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  • Identifying patients at high risk of having a fallSubscription

    6 MAY 2016

    People aged 65 years and over have the highest risk of falling, with 30% of people aged over 65 years and 50% of people aged over 80 years falling at least once a year. Falls and fall-related injuries are a common and serious problem for older people. Falling has an impact not only on quality of life and health, but also healthcare costs. The costs to the NHS are estimated at more than £2.3bn per year. The Centre for Medicines Optimisation at Keele University and the Medicines Manageme

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