Development of an evidence-based pediatric fall prevention program.

  title={Development of an evidence-based pediatric fall prevention program.},
  author={Carole L Cooper and Jennifer D Nolt},
  journal={Journal of nursing care quality},
  volume={22 2},
Evidence: The NRC performed an extensive literature review in search of pediatricfocused fall risk factors and risk assessment tools. There is extensive literature published on adult patient falls that has provided research-based fall assessment tools and best practice fall prevention guidelines for hospitalized adult patients. There were no identified studies on hospitalized pediatric patients. Fall-related Occurrence Forms collected from October 1, 2003, to December 31, 2005, were reviewed… CONTINUE READING

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