Reducing patient falls: A call to action
Jorgensen J | American Nurse Today | 2011

Falls are the leading cause of injury-related deaths and the most common cause of injuries and hospital admissions in adults age 65 years and older. Fall-induced injuries result in prolonged hospitalization and staggering economic costs. The need for a comprehensive falls-reduction programs across the country has never been greater.

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  • Care Settings: Acute Care
  • Clinical Focus: Fall Prevention
  • Content Type: Journal Articles
  • Reference: Jorgensen J. Reducing patient falls: A call to action. American Nurse Today. 2011; 6(3).