Preventing Falls in Hospitals: A Toolkit for Improving Quality of Care
Ganz DA, et al. | cy for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) | 2013

The 2013 AHRQ Hospital Fall Prevention Toolkit is a wonderful resource for those looking for a comprehensive resource to get started.  The toolkit provides evidence-based practices for fall prevention and injury reduction.  AHRQ specifically recommends developing care plans/goals, using a systematic approach or repeated assessment and adjustment and including robust analysis in a quality improvement program.

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  • Care Settings: Acute Care
  • Clinical Focus: Fall Prevention
  • Content Type: Journal Articles
  • Reference: Ganz DA, Huang C, Saliba D, Shier V, et al. Preventing Falls in Hospitals: A Toolkit for Improving Quality of Care. AHRQ. 2013.