New technology to prevent patient falls
John V. Renzi, DNP; Mary Beth Edger, DNP -- Department of Nursing, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital - Jefferson Methodist Hospital, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
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Hourly patient rounding is an evidence based practice intervention used to decrease patient falls. The implementation of an electronic whiteboard system(EWS)can decrease falls through enhancing hourly patient rounding in the acute care setting. Falls were reduced in the surgical unit from 11.17 in June 2016 to zero in June 2017.
30th International Nursing Research Congress: Theory-to-Practice: Catalyzing Collaborations to Connect Globally. Held 25-29 July 2019 in Calgary, Alberta, Canada.
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