Fall prevention: is the STRATIFY tool the right instrument in Italian Hospital inpatient? A retrospective observational study

@inproceedings{Castellini2017FallPI,
  title={Fall prevention: is the STRATIFY tool the right instrument in Italian Hospital inpatient? A retrospective observational study},
  author={Greta Castellini and Antonia Demarchi and Monica Lanzoni and Silvana Castaldi},
  booktitle={BMC Health Services Research},
  year={2017}
}
BackgroundAlthough several risk assessment tools are in use, uncertainties on their accuracy in detecting fall risk already exist. Choosing the most accurate tool for hospital inpatient is still a challenge for the organizations. We aimed to retrospectively assess the appropriateness of a fall risk prevention program with the STRATIFY assessment tool in detecting acute-care inpatient fall risk.MethodsNumber of falls and near falls, occurred from January 2014 to March 2015, was collected through… CONTINUE READING
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