Using a fall prevention checklist to reduce hospital falls: results of a quality improvement project

08/04/2019

Source: American Journal of Nursing

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Date of publication: March 2019 , Vol. 119 iss. 3, pps. 43–49

 Publication type: Journal article

In a nutshell: This quality improvement (QI) initiative aimed to promote patient safety by improving adherence to an existing hospita-approved fall prevention protocol. Specific aims of the initiative were to evaluate the impact of using a fall prevention checklist on (1) the implementation of a bundle of 14 specific interventions (the fall prevention protocol) and (2) the incidence of falls on participating units.

 Length of publication: 6 pages

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Quality Improvement in Nursing Homes: testing of an Alarm Elimination Program

13/03/2014

Source: Journal of Nursing Care Quality

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Date of publication: January-March 2014 29(1) pps. 60-65

Publication type: Journal article

In a nutshell: This article describes the development and pilot testing of an alarm elimination program for nursing homes.

Length of publication: five pages

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