'I'm not fallin' for that' reduces patient falls

July 2008
Healthcare Risk Management;Jul2008, Vol. 30 Issue 7, p76
The article focuses on the approaches designed by health care providers in the U.S. to reduce patient falls, including identifying problems, establishing time-limited measurable goals and finally identifying interventions.


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