Nurses’ perceptions of preventing falls for patients with dementia in the acute hospital setting

18/01/2018

Source: Australaisn Journal of Ageing

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Date of publication: December 2017 Vol. 36(4) pps. e70-e74

 Publication type: Journal article

In a nutshell: The aim of this analysis was to explore nurses’ perspectives regarding fall prevention for patients with dementia in an acute care setting.

 Length of publication: 4 pages

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Falls prevention focused medication review by a pharmacist in an acute hospital: implications for future practice

18/09/2014

Source: International Journal of Clinical Pharmacy

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Date of publication: 10th August 2014

Publication type: Journal article

In a nutshell: A study to determine the number and types of falls risk medicines suitable for intervention, and to develop guidance to optimise the effectiveness of future medication related falls prevention initiatives.

Length of publication: 7 pages

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Screening hospitalized injured older adults for cognitive impairment and pre-injury functional impairment.

21/10/2013

Source: Applied Nursing Research, Vol 26 no 3 p. 146-150

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Date of publication: August 2013

Publication type: journal article

In a nutshell: This article looks at the the feasibility of screening IOAs for cognitive and pre-injury functional impairment; and to examine the prevalence of impairment at two acute care hospitals.

Length of publication: four pages.

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