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Falls Risk Assessment Tools for Hospitals: An Evidence-Based Approach

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posted on 08.02.2021, 01:56 by Meg Morris, Cathy Jones, Matthew Knight, Dana Jazayeri, Anne-Marie Hill, Harry Koutsioufitis, Deb Kiegaldie, Hazel Heng
To implement and evaluate a best practice model for reducing hospital falls that incorporates the UK clinical guideline to cease using a traditional fall risk prediction tool (FRAT) for all patients aged 65 years or older; and patients aged 50-64 years who are judged by a clinician to be at higher risk of falling because of an underlying condition, compared with usual care.
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01/11/2020

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Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

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101

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11

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e43

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0003-9993

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