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Master Thesis

Chutes des personnes âgées : étude qualitative des moyens de prévention mis en place par les masseurs kinésithérapeutes finistériens et effets à domicile et en institution

Abstract : In France per year there are 450 000 falls resulting in 9300 deaths. Fall is a multifactorial pathology, physiotherapists with an adequate prevention can reduce their risk of occurring. Method : the purpose of this study was to elaborate a situational analysis of the elderly prevention of falls on the field. An online questionnaire was used and only the private physiotherapists in the Finistere had access to the link. It was divided into two parts : recommandations and well being. Results : 99 replies were analyzed. 73% of the professionals were unable to provide a preventive action with all their patients. 17% have extended their practice with a formation and 26% were familiar with HAS recommandations. 83% were in contact with patients family and 80% of them founded positive effects of preventive care at home. More than half of the respondents estimated that patient health deteriorated after an institutionalization in nursing home. Discussion : physiotherapists implements HAS recommandations but in an unhomogeneous way. They are aware of the benefits of prevention, which is more efficient before an institutionalization. Others professionals, such as a physical activity specialist can be integrated and it would be interesting to provide homogeneous prevention on the territory.
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Solène Kerneis. Chutes des personnes âgées : étude qualitative des moyens de prévention mis en place par les masseurs kinésithérapeutes finistériens et effets à domicile et en institution. Sciences du Vivant [q-bio]. 2021. ⟨dumas-03478987⟩

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