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Descriptor English: Accidental Falls
Descriptor Spanish: Accidentes por Caídas
Descriptor Portuguese: Acidentes por Quedas
Descriptor French: Chutes accidentelles
Entry term(s): Accidental Fall
Fall and Slip
Fall, Accidental
Falling
Falls
Falls, Accidental
Slip and Fall
Tree number(s): N06.850.135.122
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000058
Scope note: Falls due to slipping or tripping which may result in injury.
Allowable Qualifiers: EC economics
HI history
MO mortality
PC prevention & control
SN statistics & numerical data
Previous Indexing: Accidents (1966-1986)
Public MeSH Note: 91; was see under ACCIDENTS 1987-90
History Note: 91(87); was see under ACCIDENTS 1987-90
DeCS ID: 19050
Unique ID: D000058
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1991/01/01
Date of Entry: 1986/06/24
Revision Date: 2015/06/16
Accidental Falls - Preferred
Concept UI M0000085
Scope note Falls due to slipping or tripping which may result in injury.
Preferred term Accidental Falls
Entry term(s) Accidental Fall
Fall, Accidental
Falling
Falls
Falls, Accidental
Slip and Fall - Broader
Concept UI M000597654
Preferred term Slip and Fall
Entry term(s) Fall and Slip



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