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Fall Prevention Kit Reduces Patient Falls
Through the use of icons and plain-language alerts about fall risk, researchers at four acute care hospitals find a...
Falls represent a deadly public health problem, UN warns
Falls are a major public health problem across the world with an estimated 424,000 fatalities occurring each year...
Surgeon Envisions Nationwide Trauma System
The chairman of the American College of Surgeons Board of Regents advocates for the creation of a trauma system where...
Fear of Falling Can Lead to Falls, Researchers Conclude
Providers should be more attentive to asking patients about fall fears because the answers might be helpful in...
High-tech knee holds promise for veterans
Wounded veterans are getting a new device that the Department of Veterans Affairs and the Pentagon hope will make...
Falls Cause Most Injury-Related Deaths in WI
Generating nearly $800 million in hospital costs each year, falls top suicides and automobile crashes as the leading...
What prevents falls after strokes? Study: Not much
While most stroke survivors will suffer falls, strategies to prevent these dangerous events...
Man falls off surgical table; St. Joseph’s Hospital sued
Max DeVries was sedated and awaiting a routine surgery when he rolled off the operating table and hit his head, where...
Preparing more care of elderly
With a nudge from the new health care law and pressure from Medicare, hospitals, doctors and nurses are struggling...
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