Reducing Falls in the Vulnerable Elderly: Implementing an Inpatient Fall Prevention Program

Inpatient falls are a leading cause of fatal and serious injuries among hospitalized elderly patients, often with devastating consequences. This quality improvement project was conducted on a geriatric unit in a large southeastern U. S. hospital, following recognition of an increase in the number of...

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Main Author: Khan, Bibi Farida
Format: Others
Language:en
Published: ScholarWorks 2019
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Online Access:https://scholarworks.waldenu.edu/dissertations/7683
https://scholarworks.waldenu.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=8955&context=dissertations