Funded Project Details - FY2021
|Title:|| Nursing Unit Design and Hospital Falls|
Ronald I Shorr
|Congressional District Code:
||Health Services R&D
|| March 2018 -
|FY 2021 Funding Amount:
|Total Award Amount
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Patient falls are the most common adverse events reported in hospitals.1-5 Each year, roughly one million patient falls occur in United States (US) hospitals resulting in over 250,000 injuries and 11,000 deaths.6 Patient falls cost hospitals due to increased lengths of stay, health care expenditures, and litigation. As of March 2015, the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) National Center for Patient Safety (NCPS) Patient Safety Information System, a confidential and non-punitive reporting syste...
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