Intentional rounding: a staff led quality improvement intervention in the prevention of patient falls

21/06/2016

Source: Journal of Clinical Nursing 

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Date of publication: May 2016

Publication type: Journal article

In a nutshell: This study designed and evaluated the use of a specific implementation strategy to deliver a nursing staff led Intentional Rounding intervention to reduce inpatient falls.

Length of publication: 26 pages

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Serious investigation launched after patient dies after falling at Colchester General Hospital

14/03/2016

Source: Clacton Gazette

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Date of publication: 24th February 2016

Publication type: News article

In a nutshell: An investigation is being launched at Colchester Hospital after the death of an elderly patient. It is understood that the patient had not received a falls risk assessment after being admitted to hospital.

Length of publication: One page


Perceptions related to falls and fall prevention among hospitalized adults

16/09/2015

Source: American Journal of Critical Care

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Date of publication: September 2015 vol. 24 no. 5 pps. e78-e85

Publication type: Journal article

In a nutshell: This article explores hospitalized adults’ perceptions related to risk for falling, fear of falling, expectations of outcomes of falling, and intention to engage in behaviors to prevent falls.                      

Length of publication: 7 pages

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Falls prevention: identification of predictive fall risk factors

15/06/2015

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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Non-slip socks reduce falls at Croydon University Hospital

14/05/2014

Source: YourLocalGuardian.co.uk

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Date of publication: 22nd April 2014

Publication type: news article

In a nutshell: Use of non-slip socks have reduced falls at Croydon Hospital.

Length of publication: 1 page

 


An analysis of patient falls and fall prevention programs across academic medical centers

13/03/2014

Source: Journal of Nursing Care Quality

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Date of publication: January  – March 2014 29(1) pps. 19 -29

Publication type: Journal article

In a nutshell: an analysis of more than 25 000 patient fall reports entered into the UHC Patient Safety Net incident reporting tool.

Length of publication: ten pages

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