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Morarescu E. Chute chez les patients hébergés dans les établissements de santé (soins de courte et de longue durée). [Falls in patients living in health care facilities (short- and long-term care)] Quebec: Institut national d'excellence en sante et en services sociaux (INESSS). 2013
A review of the scientific literature in order to:
•Identify studies conducted in health care facilities (short- and long-term care) that assessed the specific impact of delirium management strategies on the rate of falls in patients living in care facilities
•Provide a reference list of studies that defined methods for classifying patients based on their risk of falls in short- and long-term care
•Identify studies conducted in health care facilities (short- and long-term care) that assessed interventions to reduce the rate of falls in patients living in care facilities.
Subject indexing assigned by CRD
Accidental Falls; Hospitals; Humans; Residential Facilities; Respite Care
Country of organisation
An English language summary is available.
Address for correspondence
Institut national d'excellence en santé et en services sociaux (INESSS), 1195 avenue Lavigerie, bureau 60 Québec (Québec) Canada, G1V 4N3
Date abstract record published