Saturday, November 23, 2013

In-Hospital Falls

Many patients who are admitted to a hospital are a fall risk because of an injury, illness or because of medication they must take. Accepted standards of care require hospitals to assess each patient on admission and implement fall prevention measures to prevent injuries to patients. This article discusses published accepted standards of care in place to avoid falls in hospitals.

I initially published this article with my associate, Robert Sanfilippo, in Medical Malpractice Law and Strategy on November 1, 2013