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Journal Article

An inpatient fall prevention initiative in a tertiary care hospital.

Weinberg J, Proske D, Szerszen A, et al. Joint Commission journal on quality and patient safety. 2011;37:317-25.

This study describes a fall prevention program that successfully reduced falls and fall-related injury rates in a large tertiary hospital. The authors attribute their program effectiveness to adoption of best practices and fostering a culture of safety.