Given the increasing number of in-hospital falls and their subsequent effects on the individual and the likelihood of extended bed days as a result, fall and fall injury prevention initiatives in the acute care setting should be an area for action. This issue outlines factors that may result in falls and strategies to reduce falls and fall injuries.

File Size: 67 kb
Type: Bulletin
Date of Publication: 01 February 2003
SHPN: 030010
ISSN: 1446-9502