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Predicting the risk of falling – efficacy of a risk assessment tool compared to nurses' judgement: a cluster-randomised controlled trial [ISRCTN37794278]

  • Gabriele Meyer1Email author,
  • Sascha Köpke1,
  • Ralf Bender2 and
  • Ingrid Mühlhauser1
BMC Geriatrics20055:14

Received: 06 October 2005

Accepted: 10 November 2005

Published: 10 November 2005

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10 Nov 2005 Editorially accepted
10 Nov 2005 Article published 10.1186/1471-2318-5-14

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Authors’ Affiliations

Unit of Health Sciences and Education, University of Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany
Institute for Quality and Economic Efficiency in Health Care, Köln, Germany