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Falls in older people : prevention & management

Author: Rein Tideiksaar
Publisher: Baltimore : Health Professions Press, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 4th ed., Expanded edView all editions and formats
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Falls in older people is acomprehensive guide to preventing and managing falls in hospitals and long-term care settings. Jam-packed with practical strategies, assessment tools, and management practices, Falls in Older People includes all the medical, rehabilitative, and environmental strategies, needed in any care setting to protect the safety and health of at-risk older adults.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rein Tideiksaar
ISBN: 9781932529449 1932529446
OCLC Number: 501274044
Description: xvii, 314 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: Consequences of falls --
Causes of falling and fall risk --
Clinical assessment and evaluation --
Preventive strategies to reduce fall risk --
Environmental modifications --
Reducing mechanical and chemical restraints --
Key process steps and interventions --
Organizational requirements --
Evidence-based practice.
Responsibility: Rein Tideiksaar.

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Presenting evidence-based practice throughout, this easy-to-read manual is a comprehensive guide to preventing and managing falls in hospitals and long-term care settings. This award-winning guide  Read more...

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