ABSTRACT: Eliminating falls and fall-associated injuries are priorities in health care. This study examined the impact of revised fall prevention interventions on psychiatric and medical patient falls. After policy revisions were well established, psychiatric falls diminished and medical falls increased. A contributing factor to the medical population finding was policy intervention noncompliance.
Applied nursing research: ANR 08/2010; 25(2):68-74. · 0.87 Impact Factor