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What do hospitals do to prevent patient falls?
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Dr. Alan Ali
Psychiatry
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In brief: Falls
Fall precautions thru 1:1 observation, and removing hazardous material.

In brief: Falls
Fall precautions thru 1:1 observation, and removing hazardous material.
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Dr. Ira Katz
Bed alarms too, but without 1:1 these are essentially early hip fracture detectors and not preventative. They are getting better with some now available when people decrease pressure on the bed even slightly, but lead to a lot of false alarms.
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