Source: Kontakt, 2017, online
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Date of publication: May 2017
Publication type: Journal article
In a nutshell: This is a review article to summarise the conclusions of different studies about the effectiveness of hospital fall prevention programmes from the last five years. Twelve studies made it into the final review, and the most mentioned strategy was education of patients and staff. Effectiveness depends on factors like compliance, leadership, team training and IT support, amongst others.
Length of publication: 1 page
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