Judy A Stevens

Summary

Affiliation: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint What does an evidence-based fall-prevention program mean? Defining levels of evidence
    Judy A Stevens
    J Am Geriatr Soc 56:373-4. 2008
  2. doi request reprint Dogs and cats as environmental fall hazards
    Judy A Stevens
    Division of Unintentional Injury Prevention, National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, 4770 Buford Highway NE, MS F 62, Atlanta, GA 30341 USA
    J Safety Res 41:69-73. 2010
  3. doi request reprint Gender differences in seeking care for falls in the aged Medicare population
    Judy A Stevens
    National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, CDC, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Am J Prev Med 43:59-62. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Self-reported falls and fall-related injuries among persons aged>or=65 years--United States, 2006
    J A Stevens
    National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30340, USA
    J Safety Res 39:345-9. 2008
  5. doi request reprint An older adult falls research agenda from a public health perspective
    Judy A Stevens
    National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Highway NE, Mailstop F 62, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Clin Geriatr Med 26:767-79. 2010
  6. ncbi request reprint Seasonal patterns of fatal and nonfatal falls among older adults in the U.S
    Judy A Stevens
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, 4770 Buford Highway NE, Mailstop K 63, Atlanta, GA 30341, United States
    Accid Anal Prev 39:1239-44. 2007
  7. doi request reprint Unintentional fall injuries associated with walkers and canes in older adults treated in U.S. emergency departments
    Judy A Stevens
    National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia
    J Am Geriatr Soc 57:1464-9. 2009
  8. pmc Gender differences for non-fatal unintentional fall related injuries among older adults
    J A Stevens
    National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Inj Prev 11:115-9. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Falls among older adults--risk factors and prevention strategies
    Judy A Stevens
    Division of Unintentional Injury Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Highway NE, Mailstop K 63, Atlanta, GA 30341, United States
    J Safety Res 36:409-11. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Recent trends in mortality from unintentional injury in the United States
    Leonard J Paulozzi
    Division of Unintentional Injury Prevention, National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Highway NE, MS K 63, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    J Safety Res 37:277-83. 2006

Detail Information

Publications21

  1. ncbi request reprint What does an evidence-based fall-prevention program mean? Defining levels of evidence
    Judy A Stevens
    J Am Geriatr Soc 56:373-4. 2008
  2. doi request reprint Dogs and cats as environmental fall hazards
    Judy A Stevens
    Division of Unintentional Injury Prevention, National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, 4770 Buford Highway NE, MS F 62, Atlanta, GA 30341 USA
    J Safety Res 41:69-73. 2010
    ..This study assessed the prevalence of fall injuries associated with cats and dogs in the United States and describes the types of injuries sustained, the location, activity, and circumstances under which they occurred...
  3. doi request reprint Gender differences in seeking care for falls in the aged Medicare population
    Judy A Stevens
    National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, CDC, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Am J Prev Med 43:59-62. 2012
    ..One third of adults aged ≥65 years fall annually, and women are more likely than men to be treated for fall injuries in hospitals and emergency departments...
  4. doi request reprint Self-reported falls and fall-related injuries among persons aged>or=65 years--United States, 2006
    J A Stevens
    National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30340, USA
    J Safety Res 39:345-9. 2008
    ..In 2005, 15,802 persons aged>or=65 years died from fall injuries. How many older adults seek outpatient treatment for minor or moderate fall injuries is unknown...
  5. doi request reprint An older adult falls research agenda from a public health perspective
    Judy A Stevens
    National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Highway NE, Mailstop F 62, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Clin Geriatr Med 26:767-79. 2010
    ..These broad topics provide a framework for research that can guide future advances in older adult fall prevention...
  6. ncbi request reprint Seasonal patterns of fatal and nonfatal falls among older adults in the U.S
    Judy A Stevens
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, 4770 Buford Highway NE, Mailstop K 63, Atlanta, GA 30341, United States
    Accid Anal Prev 39:1239-44. 2007
    ..This study used nationally representative data from 2001 to 2002 to examine unintentional fatal fall rates among older men and women by season and climate, and nonfatal fall rates by season...
  7. doi request reprint Unintentional fall injuries associated with walkers and canes in older adults treated in U.S. emergency departments
    Judy A Stevens
    National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia
    J Am Geriatr Soc 57:1464-9. 2009
    ..To characterize nonfatal, unintentional, fall-related injuries associated with walkers and canes in older adults...
  8. pmc Gender differences for non-fatal unintentional fall related injuries among older adults
    J A Stevens
    National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Inj Prev 11:115-9. 2005
    ..To quantify gender differences for non-fatal unintentional fall related injuries among US adults age 65 years and older treated in hospital emergency departments (EDs)...
  9. ncbi request reprint Falls among older adults--risk factors and prevention strategies
    Judy A Stevens
    Division of Unintentional Injury Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Highway NE, Mailstop K 63, Atlanta, GA 30341, United States
    J Safety Res 36:409-11. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Recent trends in mortality from unintentional injury in the United States
    Leonard J Paulozzi
    Division of Unintentional Injury Prevention, National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 4770 Buford Highway NE, MS K 63, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    J Safety Res 37:277-83. 2006
    ..Recent observations suggest that the unintentional injury mortality rate may be increasing in the United States for the first time since 1979...
  11. doi request reprint Closing the gap: a research agenda to accelerate the adoption and effective use of proven older adult fall prevention strategies
    Rita K Noonan
    Division of Unintentional Injury Prevention, National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    J Safety Res 42:427-30. 2011
    ..Therefore, as in many other fields, fall prevention suffers from a wide gap between scientific discoveries and their everyday use...
  12. ncbi request reprint The injury problem among older adults: mortality, morbidity and costs
    Ann M Dellinger
    Division of Unintentional Injury Prevention, National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    J Safety Res 37:519-22. 2006
    ..This report is the seventh in a series of CDC articles...
  13. doi request reprint Fall-related traumatic brain injury deaths and hospitalizations among older adults--United States, 2005
    K E Thomas
    National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    J Safety Res 39:269-72. 2008
    ..Among older adults, both unintentional falls and traumatic brain injuries (TBI) result in significant morbidity and mortality; however, only limited national data on fall-related TBI are available...
  14. pmc Motor vehicle and fall related deaths among older Americans 1990-98: sex, race, and ethnic disparities
    J A Stevens
    National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia 30341, USA
    Inj Prev 8:272-5. 2002
    ..To examine differences in motor vehicle and fall related death rates among older adults by sex, race, and ethnicity...
  15. doi request reprint Falls and fear of falling: burden, beliefs and behaviours
    Rebecca Boyd
    Division of Unintentional Injury Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA 30341, USA
    Age Ageing 38:423-8. 2009
    ..this study estimated the frequency of recent falls and prevalence of fear of falling among adults aged 65 and older...
  16. pmc The costs of fatal and non-fatal falls among older adults
    J A Stevens
    National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Inj Prev 12:290-5. 2006
    ..To estimate the incidence and direct medical costs for fatal and non-fatal fall injuries among US adults aged >or=65 years in 2000, for three treatment settings stratified by age, sex, body region, and type of injury...
  17. ncbi request reprint Nonfatal bathroom injuries among persons aged ≥15 years--United States, 2008
    Judy A Stevens
    National Center for Injury Prevention and Control, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    J Safety Res 42:311-5. 2011
    ..Information about where nonfatal unintentional injuries occur is limited, but bathrooms commonly are believed to be a hazardous location...
  18. doi request reprint Practice parameter: Assessing patients in a neurology practice for risk of falls (an evidence-based review): report of the Quality Standards Subcommittee of the American Academy of Neurology
    David J Thurman
    National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Neurology 70:473-9. 2008
    ..To develop a practice parameter for screening methods and assessments of risk for falls pertaining to patients likely to be seen in neurology practices...
  19. ncbi request reprint The public health perspective in health promotion and disability prevention for older adults: the role of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
    C H Hennessy
    Health Care and Aging Studies Branch, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA, USA
    J Rural Health 17:364-9. 2001
    ..Future directions in aging at CDC are also outlined...
  20. ncbi request reprint A comparison of the case-control and case-crossover designs for estimating medical costs of nonfatal fall-related injuries among older Americans
    Eric A Finkelstein
    RTI International, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709, USA
    Med Care 43:1087-91. 2005
    ..In this study, costs for a series of hospitalized and nonhospitalized fall-related injuries were computed using the 2 approaches to allow for a direct comparison of the results...
  21. ncbi request reprint A self-assessment tool was reliable in identifying hazards in the homes of elders
    Robert O Morgan
    The Houston Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center VAMC, Center for Quality of Care and Utilization Studies, TX 77030, USA
    J Clin Epidemiol 58:1252-9. 2005
    ..A reliable instrument for self-assessment of home falls hazards would facilitate screening for falls risk. This study examined the reliability of self-assessment of home falls hazards by elderly women...