Falling down: why nursing practice needs to change
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Falling down: why nursing practice needs to change

Debra Clee Emergency nurse practitioner, Swansea Bay University Health Board

Complications following ambulance delays mean we must reassess how we manage older people who have had falls

The outdated notion of not moving someone and keeping them nil by mouth because they have fallen needs to change. Evidence shows that this practice is causing harm.

Nursing Older People. 34, 4, 6-6. doi: 10.7748/nop.34.4.6.s2

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