certain interventions in place to prevent falls and pressure injuries. The higher the score the moreinterventions that need to be done. For patients that are fall risks, interventions that can used are placing nonskid socks on the patient, putting the bed alarm on, keeping the patients room free of clutter, doing hourly rounds on the patient, and placing the patient close to the nursing station. For patients that are at risk for developing pressure ulcer, interventions include repositioning the patient every two hours, using a special pressure relieving mattress, and to have them moving as much as possible. These interventions have proven to be effective through statistics and evidencebased practice.4
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