Risk Factors for Patient Falls

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What are some risk factors for patient falls?

Risk Factors for Patient Falls

Risk factors cited that contribute to falling incidents include the use of psychotropic drugs, environmental hazards, poorly maintained or improperly fitted wheelchairs, transferring techniques and suboptimal care.

   

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