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Evidence-Based Falls Prevention:

Evidence-Based Falls Prevention:

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Evidence-Based Falls Prevention: A Study Guide for Nurses, Second Edition teaches nurses will learn about risk factors, assessing patients, preventing falls, and proper response if a fall occurs. This edition also includes a completely new chapter devoted to pediatric falls to help nurses assess and protect their youngest patients.

The book shows you how to:
  • Analyze where and how falls are likely to happen
  • Encourage and ensure effective reporting of patient falls
  • Plan care through proactive screening and interdisciplinary assessment
  • Implement organization-wide steps that will help reduce the overall risk of falls
  • Perform clinical assessment reviews
  • Organize a valuable, multifactorial intervention program

    Written by Carole Eldridge, DNP, RN, CNAA-BC, Evidence-Based Falls Prevention, Second Edition, is designed especially to help nursing staff understand the vital role they play in falls-prevention. It contains a comprehensive overview of key falls-risk and falls-prevention studies to ensure valuable, evidence-based training.

    Now with CD-ROM!
    In this second edition, you receive updated evidence on fall risks and causes, as well as tools for developing falls prevention policies, including in the pediatric environment. The study guide now also features a CD-ROM packed with forms and tools. Put your hospital name on the forms, customize them to fit your needs, and print them out for immediate staff use!

    The financial repercussions and adverse patient outcomes associated with patient falls are among the most serious risk management issues a hospital faces. Evidence-Based Falls Prevention, Second Edition is your answer to a successful and vigilant falls-prevention program that helps your facility exceed Joint Commission expectations and deliver high-quality patient care.

    Not enough time to organize a group learning session?
    This tool is great for self-learning, too! The self-study format allows nurses to use this guide when it is most convenient for them. And the exam helps assess and document the effectiveness of training and the knowledge gained by the learner.

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