Impact of Cognitive Impairment on Inpatient Falls in Single Room Setting and its Adverse Outcomes

Abstract

Dementia is associated with increased risk of falls; furthermore single rooms are associated with a higher risk of inpatient falls (IF). Hospitals are facing an increasingly ageing population, of whom one third could have cognitive impairment (CI). The aim of this study is to determine the prevalence of cognitive impairment amongst patients who have fallen… (More)

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