A simplified fall-risk assessment tool for patients hospitalized in medical wards.

@article{Salameh2008ASF,
  title={A simplified fall-risk assessment tool for patients hospitalized in medical wards.},
  author={Fares Salameh and Nava Cassuto and Arie Oliven},
  journal={The Israel Medical Association journal : IMAJ},
  year={2008},
  volume={10 2},
  pages={
          125-9
        }
}
BACKGROUND Falls are a common problem among hospitalized patients, having a significant impact on quality of life and resource utilization. OBJECTIVES To develop and validate a fall-risk assessment tool for patients hospitalized in the department of medicine that will combine simplicity with adequate accuracy for routine use. METHODS This observational cohort study was conducted on the medical wards of an urban tertiary teaching hospital, and included all patients who fell in the medical… CONTINUE READING

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