Source: The Joint Commission Journal on Quality and Patient Safety, 2017, online
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Date of publication: June 2017
Publication type: Journal article
In a nutshell: Patient falls during an acute hospitalization cause injury, reduced mobility, and increased costs. The laminated paper Fall TIPS Toolkit (Fall TIPS) provides clinical decision support at the bedside by linking each patient’s fall risk assessment with evidence-based interventions. Strategies were needed to integrate this evidence into clinical practice.
Length of publication: 1 page
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