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Old 04-10-2012, 02:44 AM   #1
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Default Annual safety tests at work...........

Every year at work we need to review safety, the various hospital codes, ethics, living wills, etc at work. There is a 'learning forum' on our intranet that we go to, we review the information and take a short test we must pass every year to get our annual review/raise. Well, last night was fairly slow at work so I thought I'd work on my test reviews. Every year this makes me laugh. This is the very beginning of the review on preventing patient falls in the hospital. So, if a fall excludes hitting the ground from a violent blow or other purposeful action, if I punch you in the face and you go down to the ground is that not technically a fall?



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I've had more un-witnessed falls than I can count...I still maintain I was pushed...

Now beer me!!!



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I've had more un-witnessed falls than I can count...I still maintain I was pushed...

Now beer me!!!
Probably has something to do with the beer. LOL
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Probably has something to do with the beer. LOL
Meh...I've yet to make a substantiated connection between the two...

I'll have to do more drinkin'....err umm, I mean research!
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They're all CYA terms. There may be a Big Difference, liability wise, whether a nurse writes ‘fall’, ‘near fall’, or ‘unwitnessed fall’ in their shift notes.

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What she said up there ^^^. Difference between "fell" and "found on floor".

With geriatric patients- especially women- "fell and broke hip" is- to a surprising degree- sometimes REALLY "Standing, hip broke, causing fall." The bone gets crumbly, breaks with no outside trauma.

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What she said up there ^^^. Difference between "fell" and "found on floor".

With geriatric patients- especially women- "fell and broke hip" is- to a surprising degree- sometimes REALLY "Standing, hip broke, causing fall." The bone gets crumbly, breaks with no outside trauma.
Yes, I know all that. You're taking the fun out of this.
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What she said up there ^^^. Difference between "fell" and "found on floor".

With geriatric patients- especially women- "fell and broke hip" is- to a surprising degree- sometimes REALLY "Standing, hip broke, causing fall." The bone gets crumbly, breaks with no outside trauma.
Wow...didn't know that was possible...
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I've yet to see a fall that hurts.

One gets hurt on landing. And some landings I've experienced make me glad that they were "un-witnessed".

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Yes, I know all that. You're taking the fun out of this.
Sorry it was late, I was tired. I was about to fall in bed.
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I've yet to see a fall that hurts. One gets hurt on landing. . . .
I've told friends I'm not afraid of flying, It's crashing that worries me.


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