Falls Efficacy Scale


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Falls Efficacy Scale

, falls efficacy scale Abbreviation: FES
A questionnaire to assess the level of confidence that patients have in performing activities of daily living without fear of falling.
See also: scale
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The mean values of Falls Efficacy Scale, hand grip strength, 10-meter walking time, Tinetti Balance and Gait Test, Health Assessment Questionnaire and Beck Depression Inventory scores, functional status and disease activity parameters of patients with and without fear of falling Patients Patients with fear without of fear of falling falling (n=56) (n=28) n % Mean[+ n % Mean[+ or or -]SE -]SE Falls Efficacy 26.
Postural sway measurements, gate parameters, and Modified Falls Efficacy Scale (MFES) scores.
Abbreviations: ADL = activities of daily living, Berg = Berg Balance Scale, DGI = Dynamic Gait Index, FES = Falls Efficacy Scale, GDS = Geriatric Depression Scale, NRS = numeric rating scale, VA = Department of Veterans Affairs, VAMC = VA medical center.