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Hdl Handle:
http://hdl.handle.net/10755/155961
Type:
Presentation
Title:
Risk Factors in Association with Falls-Injury in Hospital
Abstract:
Risk Factors in Association with Falls-Injury in Hospital
Conference Sponsor:Sigma Theta Tau International
Conference Year:2011
Author:Wu, Mei-Wen, RN
P.I. Institution Name:Changhua Christian Hospital
Title:Nosing Supervisor
[2nd International Nursing Research Conference for the World Academy of Nursing Science - Presentation] Purpose: The study population was focused on patients who admitted to acute or chronic wards was being able to registry the events of falls with stability and regularity during this period. A total of 1099 patients were enrolled in this study.
Methods: We conducted a retrospective observational study, which was run on falls registry database for 2005 to 2008. Data collection was considered the variables including patient's characteristics, subject factors such as medical conditions, environment, intensive care, area of care and others in association with falls-injury
Results: We identified 822 falls patients with no injury and 277 falls patients with injury. In multivariate analysis, age ( OR = 1.01, 95% CI: 1.01-1.02), unsafe environment ( OR=1.46, 95% CI: 1.10-1.95) and admission with company ( OR =1.5, 95% CI: 1.11-2.03) are independent risk factors associated with injury occurring after falls. In this study, major risk factors in association with falls-injury was elucidated for improving the risk management policy in hospital patients.
Conclusion: From the 277 falls patients with injury, the risk factors were identified which will benefit for the nurse to assess the patients and to prevent patients fall- injury.
Repository Posting Date:
26-Oct-2011
Date of Publication:
17-Oct-2011
Sponsors:
Sigma Theta Tau International

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dc.typePresentationen_GB
dc.titleRisk Factors in Association with Falls-Injury in Hospitalen_GB
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10755/155961-
dc.description.abstract<table><tr><td colspan="2" class="item-title">Risk Factors in Association with Falls-Injury in Hospital</td></tr><tr class="item-sponsor"><td class="label">Conference Sponsor:</td><td class="value">Sigma Theta Tau International</td></tr><tr class="item-year"><td class="label">Conference Year:</td><td class="value">2011</td></tr><tr class="item-author"><td class="label">Author:</td><td class="value">Wu, Mei-Wen, RN</td></tr><tr class="item-institute"><td class="label">P.I. Institution Name:</td><td class="value">Changhua Christian Hospital</td></tr><tr class="item-author-title"><td class="label">Title:</td><td class="value">Nosing Supervisor</td></tr><tr class="item-email"><td class="label">Email:</td><td class="value">49990@CCH.ORG.TW</td></tr><tr><td colspan="2" class="item-abstract">[2nd International Nursing Research Conference for the World Academy of Nursing Science - Presentation] Purpose:&nbsp;The study population was focused on patients who admitted to acute or chronic wards was being able to registry the events of falls with stability and regularity during this period. A total of 1099 patients were enrolled in this study. <br/>Methods:&nbsp;We conducted a retrospective observational study, which was run on falls registry database for 2005 to 2008. Data collection was considered the variables including patient's characteristics, subject factors such as medical conditions, environment, intensive care, area of care and others in association with falls-injury <br/>Results:&nbsp;We identified 822 falls patients with no injury and 277 falls patients with injury. In multivariate analysis, age ( OR = 1.01, 95% CI: 1.01-1.02), unsafe environment ( OR=1.46, 95% CI: 1.10-1.95) and admission with company ( OR =1.5, 95% CI: 1.11-2.03) are independent risk factors associated with injury occurring after falls. In this study, major risk factors in association with falls-injury was elucidated for improving the risk management policy in hospital patients. <br/>Conclusion:&nbsp;From the 277 falls patients with injury, the risk factors were identified which will benefit for the nurse to assess the patients and to prevent patients fall- injury.</td></tr></table>en_GB
dc.date.available2011-10-26T14:19:18Z-
dc.date.issued2011-10-17en_GB
dc.date.accessioned2011-10-26T14:19:18Z-
dc.description.sponsorshipSigma Theta Tau Internationalen_GB
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