The staff-working height and the designing-regulation height for patient beds as possible causes of patient falls

Huey-Ming Tzeng, Chang Yi Yin

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Abstract

▶ Reducing patient falls remains a focus of patient safety programs both nationally and internationally due to the potential to improve quality and cost. ▶ Evaluating the height of patient beds in their low position, in the working position for staff, and in comparison to the patient's home bed may reveal opportunities for further reducing patient falls.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)323-327
Number of pages5
JournalNursing Economics
Volume24
Issue number6
StatePublished - Nov 1 2006
Externally publishedYes

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The staff-working height and the designing-regulation height for patient beds as possible causes of patient falls. / Tzeng, Huey-Ming; Yin, Chang Yi.

In: Nursing Economics, Vol. 24, No. 6, 01.11.2006, p. 323-327.

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