HPOE/HRET/AHA Guides

Preventing Patient Falls

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While much work has been done in the hospital setting, patient falls continue to be a problem. As part of the Joint Commission Center for Transforming Healthcare preventing falls project, several hospitals worked to identify specific factors that lead to falls and falls with injury and to develop targeted solutions to those specific contributing factors.

This guide describes the types of risks that lead to patient falls, the root causes for those risks and the solutions designed to reduce them. Several case studies in the guide highlight individual hospitals and their experiences preventing falls. 

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