TITLE

Wandering patients need response plan

PUB. DATE
June 2010
SOURCE
Healthcare Risk Management;Jun2010, Vol. 32 Issue 6, p63
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the need for health care providers to develop a responsive action plan to effectively monitor and prevent patient wandering and elopement.
ACCESSION #
51376427

 

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