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for Falls/Abnormal Gait

Falls/Abnormal Gait
Suggested Pre-Referral Evaluation and Management Guidelines Injurious falls/2 falls per year
Pattern of falls
Observe gait
Consider PT or assistive device
Review medications
Suggested Additional Test/Management Prior to Specialty Visit TSH, comp, CBS
Orthostatic blood pressures
Cardiovascular evaluation
Full neuro exam
Patient Education/Information (includes preps) Home safety
Home/Center PT
Exercise Program
Appointment Timeframe 2 weeks
How to Get Results to Consultant UMHS Patients: See MiChart
External Patients: Patients hand carry outside records to visit
Clinic Contact Information Physician: 800-962-3555
Patient: 734-764-6831
Clinic Location Sites East Ann Arbor Health and Geriatrics Center
UM Consulting Physician Neil B. Alexander, M.D.
Revised on: 03/03/2015