Accidents to patients in hospital: a comparative study.


A comparative study of 50 reported accident patients (cases) and 50 non-accident patients (controls) was carried out in 10 wards in a large, acute hospital, using primary and secondary data from patients, nurses and records. Folstein's Mini-Mental State test was used to measure the mental status of patients. The mental status of the controls was… (More)


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@article{Sutton1994AccidentsTP, title={Accidents to patients in hospital: a comparative study.}, author={John C. Sutton and Penelope J Standen and Angela Wallace}, journal={Nursing times}, year={1994}, volume={90 36}, pages={52-4} }