Nursing home resident suffers head injuries when thrown to floor from wheelchair

Delaney, Blake J.
October 2007
Healthcare Risk Management;Oct2007, Vol. 29 Issue 10, p1
The article reports on an incident in a nursing home where an 87-year-old woman was accidentally thrown to the floor from a wheelchair by an employee, suffering severe injuries and in the head and died after 14 months. INSET: Florida lists rights for nursing home patients.


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