Determinants of hospital fall rate trajectory groups: A longitudinal assessment of nurse staffing and organizational characteristics

Academic Article


  • Background: Patient falls in acute care hospitals represent a significant patient safety concern. Although cross-sectional studies have shown that fall rates vary widely between acute care hospitals, it is not clear whether hospital fall rates remain consistent over time.
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  • Everhart D; Schumacher JR; Duncan RP; Hall AG; Neff DF; Shorr RI
  • Start Page

  • 352
  • End Page

  • 360
  • Volume

  • 39
  • Issue

  • 4