[The implementation of a hospital's fall management protocol: results of a four-year follow-up].

@article{Correa2012TheIO,
  title={[The implementation of a hospital's fall management protocol: results of a four-year follow-up].},
  author={Arlete Duarte Correa and Ifig{\^e}nia Augusta Braga Marques and Mar{\'i}a Carmen Mart{\'i}nez and Patr{\'i}cia Santesso Laurino and Eliseth Ribeiro Le{\~a}o and Denise Maria Nascimento Chiment{\~a}o},
  journal={Revista da Escola de Enfermagem da U S P},
  year={2012},
  volume={46 1},
  pages={67-74}
}
Inpatient falls are common occurrences with negative effects for patients and institutions. The objective of this descriptive study was to present the results of a fall management protocol used in a private hospital located in São Paulo, Brazil. Follow-up consisted of reviewing the fall rates and performing a descriptive analysis of the data. Subjects were… CONTINUE READING