Decreasing Falls in Acute Care Medical Patients: An Integrative Review

Leslie Rowan, Tener Goodwin Veenema

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Abstract

Falls in acute care medical patients are a complex problem impacted by the constantly changing risk factors affecting this population. This integrative literature review analyzes current evidence to determine factors that continue to make falls a top patient safety problem within the medical unit microsystem. The goal of this review is to develop an evidence-based structure to guide process improvement and effective use of organization resources.

Original languageEnglish (US)
JournalJournal of Nursing Care Quality
DOIs
StateAccepted/In press - Feb 6 2017

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Nursing(all)

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