A case control study of falls in the hospital setting
Journal of gerontological nursing
Interventions to reduce decibel levels on patient care units
The American Surgeon
Environmental interventions and functional ability of AD patients.
Research and Practice in Alzheimer's Disease
The Relationship Between Physical Restraint Removal and Falls and Injuries Among Nursing Home Residents
Journals of Gerontology. Series A, Biological Sciences and Medical Sciences
Patient falls refer to patients’ unplanned descent to the floor, either with or without injuries to the patients. Patient falls and related injuries are a leading cause of morbidity and mortality and contribute to high healthcare cost. Healthcare organizations have experimented with many fall-prevention programs including restraint reduction and other modifications of the physical environment.
Impacts of a therapeutic environment for dementia care
American Journal of Alzheimer's Disease
Music increases satisfaction in elderly outpatients undergoing cataract surgery
Canadian Journal of Anesthesia
Cataract surgery is one of the most common surgical procedures performed on elderly patients in North America. Sedative medications are often used to reduce patient anxiety throughout the surgical procedure, but elderly patients are more likely to experience adverse health effects from these medications. The anxiety-reducing effects of music have been widely studied previously, but never in the context of elderly patients undergoing cataract surgery.
Ergonomics review: armrest design and use. An ergonomics review of the literature for Steelcase Furniture.
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The effect of natural environments upon agitation and aggression in late stage dementia patients
American journal of Alzheimer's disease & other dementias
Survival of Acinetobacter baumannii on dry surfaces
Journal of Clinical Microbiology