A Step Toward Decreasing Falls and Preventing Injuries in Critical Care

S., Taylor; C., Sayre; K., Nasenbeny; K., Sisco
April 2008
Critical Care Nurse;Apr2008, Vol. 28 Issue 2, pe47
Academic Journal
An abstract of the article "A Step Toward Decreasing Falls and Preventing Injuries in Critical Care," by S. Taylor, C. Sayre, K. Nasenbeny and K. Sisco is presented.


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