A feasibility study of providing folding commode chairs in patient bathrooms to reduce toilet-related falls in an acute medical-surgical unit

Source: Journal of Nursing Care Quality,  2011, 26(1), p61-68

Follow this link for the abstract

Date of publication: January 2011

Publication type: Journal article

In a nutshell: Nursing staff rated having a folding commode chair in each patient room bathroom, on a scale of 1 to 10.  Study’s conclusion recommends the the provision of a commode chair in each bathroom as an intervention in a multifaceted fall-prevention program.

Length of publication: 8 pages

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