Nurses' response time to call lights and fall occurrences.

Huey-Ming Tzeng, Chang Yi Yin

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Abstract

Nurses respond to fallers' call lights more quickly than they do to lights initiated by non-fallers. The nurses' responsiveness to call lights could be a compensatory mechanism in responding to the fall prevalence on the unit.

Original languageEnglish (US)
JournalMedsurg nursing : official journal of the Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses
Volume19
Issue number5
StatePublished - Jan 1 2010
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Medical–Surgical

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