The Resource Five easy steps to prevent falls : the comprehensive guide to keeping patients of all ages safe, Deanna Gray-Miceli

Five easy steps to prevent falls : the comprehensive guide to keeping patients of all ages safe, Deanna Gray-Miceli

Label
Five easy steps to prevent falls : the comprehensive guide to keeping patients of all ages safe
Title
Five easy steps to prevent falls
Title remainder
the comprehensive guide to keeping patients of all ages safe
Statement of responsibility
Deanna Gray-Miceli
Title variation
5 easy steps to prevent falls
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Author
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Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
NLM
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
RA969.9
LC item number
.G73 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Five easy steps to prevent falls : the comprehensive guide to keeping patients of all ages safe, Deanna Gray-Miceli
Publication
Note
"First printing: September 2014"--Title page verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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volume
Carrier category code
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rdacarrier
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rdacontent
Contents
A public health perspective and background information on falls and falls prevention : A public health approach to falls and fall-related injury prevention ; Significance of falls in America ; Levels of prevention ; Where people fall: place of occurrence ; Falls and fall-related injuries among older adults ; Language and terms used to describe falls within public health ; Case definitions of falls by national organizations ; Risk to fall and risk to injure: use of fall risk screening tools ; Modifiable or potentially reversible fall risk factors ; Fall injury reduction ; Injury severity ; Preventing injurious falls ; Measuring falls ; Mechanisms for patient falls within healthcare facilities ; Types of patient falls ; Organization of this book -- Step 1. Eliciting a fall-focused health history :P Broad public health service objective ; Educational learner outcomes -- Step 2. Conducting a fall-focused physical assessment : Broad public health service objective: Monitor health status to identify and solve community problems ; Vital signs ; Visual acuity ; Cardiovascular assessment ; Pulmonary system ; Gastrointestinal system ; Musculoskeletal system ; Other considerations ; Assessment of functional reach by trained occupational and physical therapists ; Inspection for suspected post-fall injury ; Useful screening measures ; Helpful web-based resources -- Step 3. Detecting environmental hazards and modifying the environment for patient and healthcare worker safety : Broad public health service objective: Assuring a competent workforce by diagnosing and investigating health problems in the community ; Falls at home: the community setting ; Hospital and long-term care setting ; Falls in the environment ; Equipment ; Environmental safety (outdoors and at home) ; Environmental safety checklist in the home ; Roles and responsibilities of nurses and other interdisciplinary team members in falls and injury prevention ; Environmental rounds in the healthcare setting ; Environmental modifications for patients at high risk to injury -- Step 4. Diagnosing and communicating the fall type and developing an interprofessional plan of care : Broad public health services objectives: Three community-based objectives ; Integrating the historical data, physical examination findings and environmental assessment ; Effective communication and handoff for falls prevention ; Team STEPPS: Strategies and Tools to Enhance Performance and Patient Safety ; Handoffs ; Signage ; Walking rounds ; Patient and environmental safety checks ; Teamwork, fall champions, and promoting a culture of safety ; Falls management plan -- Step 5. Informing, educating, and empowering patients : Broad public health services objective for Step 5: Inform, educate and empower people ; Core ingredients of the teaching plan ; Use of teach-backs for falls prevention education
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ocn895713176
Extent
xvi, 138 pages
Isbn
9781558105676
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unmediated
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rdamedia
Media type code
n
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illustrations
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