Journal Article
Study

A multicomponent fall prevention strategy reduces falls at an academic medical center.

France D; Slayton J; Moore S; Domenico H; Matthews J; Steaban RL; Choma N.

Fall prevention remains a patient safety priority. This pre–post study of a multimodal quality improvement intervention in three hospital units demonstrated a decrease in the number of falls. However, the lack of concurrent controls makes it unclear whether this change was attributable to the intervention.