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Effects of an intervention to increase bed alarm use to prevent falls in hospitalized patients: a cluster randomized trial.

Shorr RI, Chandler M, Mion LC, et al. Annals of internal medicine. 2012;157:692-9.

In this randomized controlled trial, use of a standardized bed alarm system did not reduce falls in elderly hospitalized patients compared with usual care.