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Here is a quick mnemonic “BLOOD PRESSURE to remember about Interventions to Reduce the Risk of Falls and Injury

This can be valuable for patients as well as medical doctors, nurses & students doing their clinical rounds. You can also find it very useful for med exams like USMLE, NEET PG, FMGE, NExT & NCLEX exams

Interventions to Reduce the Risk of Falls and Injury : How To Remember Easily ?

  • B – Benefits and burdens of medications should be reevaluated to reduce fall risk.
  • L – Lighting should be improved to enhance safety.
  • O – Orthostatic changes in blood pressure and pulse should be recorded.
  • O – Over-the-counter medications should be reviewed for potential fall risk.
  • D – Diagnosis of the underlying mechanism of falls should be established.
  • P – Patients with vision impairment should consider treatment for cataracts and avoid multifocal lenses.
  • R – Resistance strength training with weights and machines can improve muscle mass and reduce fall risk.
  • E – Environmental hazards should be identified during a home visit.
  • S – Sensory balance training can enhance balance stability.
  • S – Specific treatments may be possible once a diagnosis is established.
  • U – Use of assistive devices can reduce fall risk.
  • R – Rehabilitative interventions aim to improve muscle strength and balance stability.
  • E – Exercise programs focusing on leg strength and balance are effective in reducing fall risk.


Dr. Arin Nandi

Passionate About Medical Science & Helping Future Doctors Achieve Top Ranks In Medical Exams. He is professionally a dentist as well as a public health expert from JIPMER (1), (2)working in health department