Factors associated with falls during hospitalization in an older adult population

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The purpose of this exploratory outcomes effectiveness study was to examine variables associated with falls during hospitalization of older adults. The study demonstrates the importance of conducting interdisciplinary effectiveness research that includes nursing care. Most of the variables associated with falls were interventions (medical, pharmacy, and nursing). Dose of nursing treatments and RN skill mix were also associated with falls.

Citation

Titler, M.G.; Shever, L.L.; Kanak, M.F.; Picone, D.M.; Qin, R. (2011). “Factors associated with falls during hospitalization in an older adult population.” Res Theory Nurs Pract. 2011;25(2):127-48.

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Dr. Marita Titler
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