Teresa Sparks

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The purpose of this study was to develop a valid, reliable, and user-friendly fall risk assessment tool that is a sensitive predictor for falls in the acute care population. Fall risk factors were determined from extensive review of evidence-based studies available from a PubMed search. Previous falls, medications, and gait were found to be the top three(More)
AIM To describe the findings from a qualitative study exploring acute care nurses' experiences with patient falls. BACKGROUND Patient falls continue to be a problem in acute care settings for nurses at the point of care. Despite the growing body of knowledge related to risk factors and interventions for fall prevention, minimal attention has been given to(More)
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