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A study of patient falls from bed.

Authors
  • Walshe, A
  • Rosen, H
Type
Published Article
Journal
JONA The Journal of Nursing Administration
Publisher
Ovid Technologies (Wolters Kluwer) - Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication Date
May 01, 1979
Volume
9
Issue
5
Pages
31–35
Identifiers
PMID: 255143
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

An analysis of patient falls from bed can help identify high risk patients and can lead to staffing, inservice education, equipment, and environmental adjustments. The method used to investigate falls in this community hospital can be adapted to any other hospital.

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