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Optimizing post-acute care patient safety: a scoping review of multifactorial fall prevention interventions for older adults.

Leland NE, Lekovitch C, Martínez J, et al. Optimizing post-acute care patient safety: a scoping review of multifactorial fall prevention interventions for older adults. J Appl Gerontol. Epub 2022 May 26. doi: 10.1177/07334648221104375

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July 13, 2022
Leland NE, Lekovitch C, Martínez J, et al. J Appl Gerontol. 2022;Epub May 26.

Patient falls can be reduced through effective quality and safety strategies. This scoping review discusses common post-acute care intervention domains to reduce falls for older adults (e.g., staff education, individualized risk profiles) and study variability in the extent to which these domains are addressed.  

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Leland NE, Lekovitch C, Martínez J, et al. Optimizing post-acute care patient safety: a scoping review of multifactorial fall prevention interventions for older adults. J Appl Gerontol. Epub 2022 May 26. doi: 10.1177/07334648221104375