Association between falls and balance in stroke patients:attempt to predict falls using the Berg Balance Scal

Noriaki Maeda, Junichi Kato, Keisuke Itotani & Yukio Urabe
Objective: A high risk of falling after stroke has been reported, both during hospital stay and after patients have been discharged [ref:1], [ref:2]. In order to assist with fall prevention, it is necessary to identify the risk factors for falling and subsequently to take counter-measures[for full text, please go to the a.m. URL]