Effect of prevention measures and characteristics of paediatric wards

Source: Japan Journal of Nursing Science, online

Follow this link for abstract

Date of publication: January 2013

Publication type: Journal article

In a nutshell: This Japanese study looked at the rate of paediatric falls after fall prevention measures had been put in place. The results indicate that educating parents and novice nurses is the most effective way of preventing paediatric falls. It is important to develop valid paediatric fall risk assessment tools.

Length of publication: 1 page

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