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Title: Feasibility, acceptability, and effectiveness of an electronic sensor bed/chair alarm in reducing falls in patients with cognitive impairment in a subacute ward.
Authors: Wong Shee, Anna
Phillips, Bev
Hill, Keith
Dodd, Karen
Issue Date: 2014
Publisher: Wolters Kluwer. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Place of publication: Philapdelphia PA
Journal title: Journal of Nursing Care Quality
Volume: 29
Issue: 3
Start Page: 253
End Page: 262
Abstract: Falls from bed are common in subacute hospital settings, particularly for patients with cognitive impairment. This repeated measures, single cohort study in 1 subacute ward evaluated effectiveness of an electronic sensor alarm in reducing falls in patients (n = 34) with cognitive impairment. Nursing staff feedback (focus group, survey) was used to determine electronic sensor alarm feasibility. The electronic alarm system was found to be a feasible, effective, and acceptable fall prevention strategy for patients with cognitive impairment.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/11054/586
ISSN: 1057-3631
Internal ID Number: 00511
Health Subject: FALLS
ACCIDENT PREVENTION
PATIENT SAFETY
SAFETY MANAGEMENT
ACCIDENTAL FALLS
BEDS
BED-EXIT ALARM
COGNITIVE IMPAIRMENT
ELDERLY
FALL PREVENTION
FALLS
NURSING
SUBACUTE SETTING
Type: Journal Article
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