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Can the provision of a home help service for the elderly population reduce the incidence of fall-related injuries? A quasi-experimental study of the community-level effects on hospital admissions in Swedish municipalities

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  • Carl Bonander Division of Risk Management, Department of Environmental and Life Sciences, Karlstad University, Sweden Centre for Public Safety, Karlstad University, Karlstad, Sweden PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Johanna Gustavsson Division of Risk Management, Department of Environmental and Life Sciences, Karlstad University, Sweden Centre for Public Safety, Karlstad University, Karlstad, Sweden PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  • Finn Nilson Division of Risk Management, Department of Environmental and Life Sciences, Karlstad University, Sweden Centre for Public Safety, Karlstad University, Karlstad, Sweden PubMed articlesGoogle scholar articles
  1. Correspondence to Carl Bonander, Division of Risk Management, Department of Environmental and Life Sciences, Karlstad University, Karlstad SE-651 88, Sweden; carl.bonander{at}kau.se
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Bonander C, Gustavsson J, Nilson F
Can the provision of a home help service for the elderly population reduce the incidence of fall-related injuries? A quasi-experimental study of the community-level effects on hospital admissions in Swedish municipalities

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  • Received September 16, 2015
  • Revised January 25, 2016
  • Accepted March 2, 2016
  • First published March 25, 2016.
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November 22, 2016

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