Lewis Arnold Lipsitz, M.D.
|Title||Professor of Medicine|
|Institution||Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center|
|Address||Beth Israel Deaconess Med Ctr|
Gerontology, LMOB 1A
110 Francis Street
Boston MA 02215
Available: 08/13/12, Expires: 09/01/14
Analysis of a large longitudinal dataset, called the MOBILIZE Boston Study, which evaluates risk factors for falls in 765 elderly people living in the Boston metropolitan area. Variables include diseases, medications, cardiovascular risk factors, cerebral blood flow, balance, gait, functional status, extensive cognitive tests, pain, arthritis, foot biomechanics, and others at baseline and 18 months later, in addition to 6.5 years of falls follow-up. (see http://www.hebrewseniorlife.org/research-studies for codebook and procedure manual).
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