Pertinent to this the work environment is rendered unsafe for patients having

Pertinent to this the work environment is rendered

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stay in the hospital. Pertinent to this, the work environment is rendered unsafe for patients having in mind that there is a high potential for patients to fall (Tzeng, Titler, Ronis, & Yin, 2012). Implications to Nursing Hospital falls impact a strain to nurses, significantly affecting the nursing profession. Keeping in mind that nurses are mandated to take care of patients, such accidents are a demeaning factor to the nursing profession. With that, nurses are seen to deliver poor services demonstrating incompetency in their work (Araújo et al., 2017). Conclusion Though there are no distinct recommendations to curtail falls, there are preventive measures that can be upheld and reduce these occurrences. One of the ways is to conduct comprehensive staff training on how to reduce chances of hospital falls. Secondly, layout of bathrooms and the entire hospital environment ought to be designed in such a way that there is decreased probability of a fall occurring. These measures can be effective in reducing falls (Babine et al., 2016). References 3
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CAPSTONE PROJECT TOPIC SELECTION Babine, R. L., Hyrkäs, K. E., Bachand, D. A., Chapman, J. L., Fuller, V. J., Honess, C. A., & Wierman, H. R. (2016). Falls in a tertiary care hospital—Association with delirium: A replication study. Psychosomatics , 57 (3), 273-282. doi:10.1016/j.psym.2016.01.003 Thomas, S., & Mackintosh, S. (2015). Improvement of physical therapist assessment of risk of falls in the hospital and discharge handover through an intervention to modify clinical behavior. Physical Therapy , 96 (6), 764-773. doi:10.2522/ptj.20150215 Thompson, C., Cullum, N., McCaughan, D., Sheldon, T., & Raynor, P. (2004). Nurses,
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