Health Care Protocol: Preventing of Falls (Acute Care)
Degelau J, et al. | Institute of Clinical Systems Improvement | 2008

This article describes best practices in fall prevention. Topics discussed include fall risk assessment, education to prevent falls, interdisciplinary collaboration in fall prevention, and strategies to identify patients at high risk for falls in the acute-care setting.

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  • Care Settings: Acute Care
  • Clinical Focus: Safe Patient Handling & Mobility
  • Content Type: Educational Programs / Tools
  • Reference: Degelau J, Belz M, Bungum L, Flavin P, et al. Institute for Clinical Systems Improvement (ICSI). Bloomington, MN: Institute for Clinical Systems Improvement (ICSI); 2008.