The 2013 AHRQ Hospital Fall Prevention Toolkit is a wonderful resource for those looking for a comprehensive resource to get started. The toolkit provides evidence-based practices for fall prevention and injury reduction. AHRQ specifically recommends developing care plans/goals, using a systematic approach or repeated assessment and adjustment and including robust analysis in a quality improvement program.
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Care Settings: Acute Care
Clinical Focus: Fall Prevention
Content Type: Journal Articles
Reference: Ganz DA, Huang C, Saliba D, Shier V, et al. Preventing Falls in Hospitals: A Toolkit for Improving Quality of Care. AHRQ. 2013.