Advances in Patient Safety Fall and Injury Prevention
Currie L | Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality | 2008

Chapter 10 of "Patient Safety and Quality: An Evidence-Based Handbook for Nurses" focuses on fall and injury prevention.  It provides a comprehensive overview of the problem of falls, research in the space and interventions studies to the date of publication.  Of note, Currie provides evidence-based practice recommendations worthy of review.

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  • Care Settings: Acute Care
  • Clinical Focus: Fall Prevention
  • Content Type: Educational Programs / Tools
  • Reference: Currie L. In: Patient Safety and Quality: An Evidence-Based Handbook for Nurses. Rockville, MD: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality; 2008: 1-56.