In addition these care needs to be based on the solid evidence and research

In addition these care needs to be based on the solid

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systems are the delivery of high-quality health care. In addition, these care needs to be based on the solid evidence and research conducted. Thus, many health care industries are enforcing their employees to deliver the evidence-based health care. Many hospitals and nursing homes are allowing their nurses and physicians to focus on evidence-based practice (EBP). Higher emphasis on the EBP has helped improve the overall patient care. It has also made the health care industry more trustworthy for patients, as they see more recovery during their hospital stay. All the long-term care facilities I have worked used bed and chair alarms on those individuals with unsteady gaits, or those who are confused, to help prevent falls. The quality assurance nurses at one of the facilities reviewed evidence-based research that showed that there was no change in fall rates when alarms were used. Fall rates did decreases once we stopped using alarms. I feel the staff was more alert to these patients once there weren’t alarms to depend on. I can see this helping in the med/surge unit of
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  • Spring '16
  • DE DEE FOTI
  • Nursing, Grove

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