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Fall risk and prevention agreement: engaging patients and families with a partnership for patient safety.

Vonnes C, Wolf D. Fall risk and prevention agreement: engaging patients and families with a partnership for patient safety. BMJ Open Qual. 2017;6(2):e000038. doi:10.1136/bmjoq-2017-000038.

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November 29, 2017
Vonnes C, Wolf D. BMJ Open Qual. 2017;6(2):e000038.

Falls are a persistent problem for hospitalized oncology patients, despite protocols to help prevent them. This improvement project tested strategies to engage care teams in fall prevention, including educating patients and families about the risk of falls to help reduce these sentinel events.

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Vonnes C, Wolf D. Fall risk and prevention agreement: engaging patients and families with a partnership for patient safety. BMJ Open Qual. 2017;6(2):e000038. doi:10.1136/bmjoq-2017-000038.