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To Reduce Patient Falls, Hospitals Try Alarms, More Nurses

To Reduce Patient Falls, Hospitals Try Alarms, More Nurses

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A bad fall in the hospital can turn a short visit into a long stay. Such falls featured in congressional discussions about patient safety, and in a new study in the Journal of Patient Safety about medical errors. Falls are one part of a multistate clash between nurses and hospitals over how to …

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