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Fall Management and Restraint Reduction in Long Term Care

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Definition of a Fall. Unintentional coming to rest on the floor, ground or other lower levelOr unintentional change in position, occurring where a fit person" could have resisted the external hazard. But Beyond that Definition. Falling is a clinical entity in its own right, most commonly due to the accumulated effect of multiple chronic disabilities and potentially is preventable if the causative factors are recognized in individual patients (Tinetti, 1986).

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