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False Bed Alarms a Teachable Moment

Published: by JAMA Network

Topic: Falls | Resource type: Journal Article

This article describes how organizations became over reliant on bed alarms to prevent falls despite the fact that no evidence exists supporting their use. The unintended consequences and alternatives to bed alarms are also explored View Resource

Fall Mat Demonstration

Published: by HD Nursing

Topic: Falls | Resource type: Video

This is a 1 minute video demonstration of dropping a raw egg from head height on a bedside fall mat. The egg does not break. View Resource