At risk care plans: a way to reduce readmissions and adverse events.
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This commentary describes one hospital's effort to decrease readmissions and adverse events involving inpatients at risk for falls. The authors describe the development and initiation of a targeted care plan that included enhancing care coordination, teamwork, and communication of specialized care needs.
Improving situation awareness to reduce unrecognized clinical deterioration and serious safety events.
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Inpatient fall prevention: use of in-room Webcams.
Hardin SR, Dienemann J, Rudisill P, Mills KK. J Patient Saf. 2013;9:29-35.
Effects of an intervention to increase bed alarm use to prevent falls in hospitalized patients: a cluster randomized trial.
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