Liability for falls.

  title={Liability for falls.},
  author={J Fiesta},
  journal={Nursing management},
  volume={29 3},
  • J Fiesta
  • Published 1998 in Nursing management
Reengineering of roles, inexperienced personnel and poor communications among departments has led to an increase in patient falls--a major source of liability. While health care facilities are not liable for all falls, they are expected to take precautions based on patients' deficits.