Friday, September 23, 2011

Today is National Falls Prevention Awareness Day!

September 23rd is not only the first official day of Fall but also National Falls Prevention Awareness Day. INQRI has continued to support research studies examining ways in which to prevent falls.

Click here to access the National Council for Aging's National Falls Prevention Awareness Day website which includes numerous resources to learn more about falls and how to prevent them.

Click here to access a JAMA article published by an INQRI supported team comprised of Dr. Patricia Dykes, Dr. Blackford Middleton and colleagues, that examined fall prevention in acute care hospitals.

Click here to read more about Dr. Maria Titler & Dr. Gary Rosenthal's study investigating linkages between the level of professional nursing practice and adoption of evidence-base practices, fall prevalence and injury from falls.

Click here to read about Dr. Maria Titler's current INQRI project examining the implementation of a risk specific fall prevention bundle to reduce falls in hospitals.

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