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Te Pū rauemi KOWHEORI-19 COVID-19 resource hub

Support for people working in health during the COVID-19 pandemic. Find information about how you can support yourselves and others, including consumers, teams and colleagues which complements and aligns with Ministry of Health resources.

Kia āta kōwhiri Choosing Wisely

The Choosing Wisely campaign seeks to reduce harm from unnecessary and low-value tests and treatment.

Recommended evidence-based resources: Systematic reviews, clinical guidelines and toolkits


  • Introduction
  • Recommendations
  • Cochrane Reviews on fall prevention strategies
  • 10 topics in reducing harm from falls
  • Clinical guidelines and standards for preventing harm from falls
  • Toolkits and guides for implementation
    • for clinicians
    • for patients/consumers
    • for organisations
  • Recent literature of interest
    • New Zealand studies
    • Randomised controlled trials
    • Identifying older people at risk of falling
    • Keeping active is crucial
    • Medications
    • Implementation of what is currently known
    • Looking to the future
  • References


Published: 27 Oct 2021 Modified: 31 Jan 2022