Falls and older people: aftercare and prevention


Source: Nursing in Practice

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Date of publication: 25 November 2015

Publication type: News article

In a nutshell: This article discusses the importance of immediate rapid assessment of an initial fall in order to prevent any subsequent falls.

Length of publication: One page




Falls prevention: identification of predictive fall risk factors


Source: Applied Nursing Research

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Date of publication: 22nd May 2015

Publication type: Journal article

In a nutshell: A study which aims to provide a detailed review of the literature to identify and synthesize research evidence on risk factors that may contribute to patient falls in the adult inpatient hospital setting that are not captured by current fall risk assessment tools.

Length of publication: 25 pages

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