Retrospective Case Reviews of Adult Inpatient Falls in the Acute Care Setting.
Medsurg Nurs. 2015 Sep-Oct;24(5):318-24
Authors: Rheaume J, Fruh S
Hospitalized older adults are at risk for falls. Causes of falls are complex, and prevention is multifaceted. Retrospective case reviews were performed at a Vermont hospital. Findings indicated all falls occurred while patients were attempting to void independently and were not witnessed.
PMID: 26665867 [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]