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Keeping you safe: Our plan to prevent falls  
Abstract:  This booklet explains how staff helps prevent falls at UWMC, by a daily evaluation for risk of falling and by taking measures to help the patient who needs to get out of bed. The patient is encouraged to use their call light when needing to use the bathroom.
Author: Patient Care Services
Publisher/Date/Rev:  University of Washington Medical Center, 2009, May 1, 2013
UWMC Availability:  Patient Care Services
General Topics:  Hospital Stay; About UWMC
Specific Subject(s):  Safety Education; Risk Reduction; Patient Care Procedures and Instructions; Falls
Language(s):  Chinese; English; Korean; Russian; Spanish; Tagalog; Vietnamese
Audience:  Partner; Caregiver; Patient; Parent
Format: Booklet
Reading Level: Easy
Cost: Unknown
Web Site Location:

Health Online Citation #3525

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