Fall Prevention in Postoperative Patients
DARRINGTON, Morgan, HOFFMAN, Samantha, & VINCENT, Elizabeth. (2019). Falls continue to be a prevalent patient safety concern nationwide and can result in patient injury, extended hospital stays, and increased costs to the patient and healthcare facility. The PICOT question for this project asked, in acute care patients (P), how does hourly rounding (I) as compared to rounding only in answer to call lights (C), decrease the incidence of falls (O) postoperatively (T)?