Dual-task as a predictor of falls in older people with mild cognitive impairment and mild Alzheimer's disease: a prospective cohort study.

Citation data:

Brazilian journal of physical therapy, ISSN: 1809-9246, Vol: 22, Issue: 5, Page: 417-423

Publication Year:
2018

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PMID:
29636306
DOI:
10.1016/j.bjpt.2018.03.011
Author(s):
Gonçalves, Jessica; Ansai, Juliana Hotta; Masse, Fernando Arturo Arriagada; Vale, Francisco Assis Carvalho; Takahashi, Anielle Cristhine de Medeiros; Andrade, Larissa Pires de
Publisher(s):
Elsevier BV
Tags:
Health Professions; Medicine
article description
A dual-task tool with a challenging and daily secondary task, which involves executive functions, could facilitate the screening for risk of falls in older people with mild cognitive impairment or mild Alzheimer's disease.