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The impact of the built environment on patient falls in hospital rooms: an integrative review.

Pati D, Valipoor S, Lorusso L, et al. The impact of the built environment on patient falls in hospital rooms: an integrative review. J Patient Saf. 2021;17(4):273-281. doi: 10.1097/pts.0000000000000613.

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June 16, 2021
Pati D, Valipoor S, Lorusso L, et al. J Patient Saf. 2021;17(4):273-281.

Decreasing inpatient falls requires improvements in both processes of care and the care environment. This integrative review found that some elements of the built environments have not been rigorously examined and concluded that objective and actionable knowledge on physical design solutions to reduce falls is limited.  

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Pati D, Valipoor S, Lorusso L, et al. The impact of the built environment on patient falls in hospital rooms: an integrative review. J Patient Saf. 2021;17(4):273-281. doi: 10.1097/pts.0000000000000613.