Funding for this research was provided by:
National Health and Medical Research Council (GNT1152853)
Received: 25 July 2019
Accepted: 8 January 2020
First Online: 22 January 2020
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: The study protocol was approved by the Human research Ethics team at La Trobe University. The study has also been approved by the Australian New Zealand Clinical Trials Registry: Preventing Hospital Falls: Optimal Screening UTN U1111–1225-8450.
: Not applicable
: The authors declare that they have no competing interests. The trial was funded by an Australian National Health and Medical Research Council Project Grant (Morris et al., GNT1152853). This study forms part of the main study ‘EMPOWER’ –Evidence-based Methods for Preventing and Overcoming falls with Expert Reasoning. The research was conducted independently from the funding body.