Hi Susi. There is a "FIGURE 8-1 Fall assessment" algorithm on page 199 of the 2009 F.A. Davis book Functional Performance in Older Adults (3rd Edition). It might be too general for what you ideally seek, though, as it includes things like "Has older person experienced recent falls?" and if "Yes" it has things like obtain medical history, perform mobility eval and physical exam, obtain laboratory and diagnostic studies, etc. (but doesn't provide specific diagnostic procedures). Forgive the self-promotion, but I am replying to the entire list only because I recently began authoring a monthly column in ONS Connect (ISSN 1935-1623) and the December 2009 column was on fall assessment (but specific to the oncology setting): http://www.ons.org/Publications/Connect/Extras/December2009/QuestionMark Mark Vrabel, MLS, AHIP, ELS Information Resources Supervisor Oncology Nursing Society 125 Enterprise Drive Pittsburgh, PA 15275-1214 412-859-6289 (phone) 412-859-6160 (fax) [log in to unmask] twitter.com/ONSmark This message (and any associated files) is intended only for the use of the individual or entity to which it is addressed and may contain information that is confidential, subject to copyright or constitutes a trade secret. If you are not the intended recipient you are hereby notified that any dissemination, copying or distribution of this message, or files associated with this message, is strictly prohibited. If you have received this message in error, please notify us immediately by replying to the message and deleting it from your computer. Messages sent to and from us may be monitored. Internet communications cannot be guaranteed to be secure or error-free as information could be intercepted, corrupted, lost, destroyed, arrive late or incomplete, or contain viruses. Therefore, we do not accept responsibility for any errors or omissions that are present in this message, or any attachment, that have arisen as a result of e-mail transmission. If verification is required, please request a hard-copy version. Any views or opinions presented are solely those of the author and do not necessarily represent those of the company.