Emergency department fall reduction
William G. Zic, DNP, MSN, RN, School of Nursing and Healthcare Sciences, Saint Xavier University, Chicago, Illinois, USA
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Pop, Hannah L.; Lamb, Karen V.; Livesay, Sarah; Altman, Patricia; Nora, MaryElizabeth; Sanchez, AndreaA successful reduction in patient falls was achieved the ED through a fall prevention bundle composed of improved fall-risk screening, multifactorial interventions, and staff education. High rates of fall risk screening ...
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Kitchens, Jennifer L.; Hazlett, Teresa; Embree, Jennifer L.; Fulton, Janet S. (2018-03-12)This educational activity will discuss a quality improvement project assessing the perceptions of Acuity Adaptable staff about fall prevention practices in order to understand barriers and suggestions about current fall ...