TITLE

Evidence-Based Practice: A Falls Prevention Program that Continues to Work

AUTHOR(S)
Dacenko-Grawe, Lydia; Holm, Karyn
PUB. DATE
August 2008
SOURCE
MEDSURG Nursing;Aug2008, Vol. 17 Issue 4, p223
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on Saint Francis Hospital Fall Prevention Protocol in Evanston, Illinois. It says that the Fall Prevention Protocol has proven successful in decreasing the absolute number of falls and the falls per 1,000 patient days and in increasing the level of patient safety during hospitalization. Moreover, the greatest decline in the fall rate was seen in the first year of the protocol's implementation.
ACCESSION #
34431778

 

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