Source: Applied Nursing Research, 2016, Vol 31 p. 34-40
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Date of publication: August 2016
Publication type: Journal article
In a nutshell: The Morse Fall Scale is used in several care settings for fall risk assessment and supports the implementation of preventive nursing interventions. This study aims to analyse its scores to compare patient characteristics, diagnoses and lengths of stay, looking at elderly female patients in Portugal. There were no statistical differences in Morse Fall Scale score between the first and the last assessment.
Length of publication: 6 pages
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