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Patients who fall in hospital - Contributing factors

M.I. Bright, L.M. Minny, G.M. Ratsey, S.W. Rawstorne
Curationis | Vol 6, No 1 | a508 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.4102/curationis.v6i1.508 | © 1983 M.I. Bright, L.M. Minny, G.M. Ratsey, S.W. Rawstorne | This work is licensed under CC Attribution 4.0
Submitted: 27 September 1983 | Published: 27 September 1983

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M.I. Bright,, South Africa
L.M. Minny,, South Africa
G.M. Ratsey,, South Africa
S.W. Rawstorne,, South Africa

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Abstract

This is a retrospective study of the factors which contributed to accidental injuries sustained by those patients who fell in a White provincial hospital in die period 1 January to 30 June 1982. The research study was undertaken by Diploma in Nursing Administration students during their 3-week hospital practice at a White provincial hospital.

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