Translating evidence-based falls prevention into clinical practice in nursing facilities: Results and lessons from a quality improvement collaborative.

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OBJECTIVES To describe the changes in process of care before and after an evidence-based fall reduction quality improvement collaborative in nursing facilities. DESIGN Natural experiment with nonparticipating facilities serving as controls. SETTING Community nursing homes. PARTICIPANTS Thirty-six participating and 353 nonparticipating nursing… (More)

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@article{ColnEmeric2006TranslatingEF, title={Translating evidence-based falls prevention into clinical practice in nursing facilities: Results and lessons from a quality improvement collaborative.}, author={Cathleen S. Col{\'o}n-Emeric and Anna P. Schenck and J. Rafael Gorospe and Jill McArdle and Lee Dobson and Cindy Deporter and Eleanor Schildwachter McConnell}, journal={Journal of the American Geriatrics Society}, year={2006}, volume={54 9}, pages={1414-8} }