A 10-year cohort study of the burden and risk of in-hospital falls and fractures using routinely collected hospital data.

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OBJECTIVES To document the burden of in-hospital falls and fractures, and to identify factors that may increase the risk of these events. DESIGN A retrospective cohort analysis. SETTING The study was set in the State of Victoria, Australia. PARTICIPANTS Hospital episode data collected in the Victoria Admitted Episodes Dataset, for all multiday-stay… (More)
DOI: 10.1136/qshc.2009.038273

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@article{Brand2010A1C, title={A 10-year cohort study of the burden and risk of in-hospital falls and fractures using routinely collected hospital data.}, author={Caroline Anne Brand and Vijaya Sundararajan}, journal={Quality & safety in health care}, year={2010}, volume={19 6}, pages={e51} }