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Home safety : preventing falls at home

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Nova Scotia Health Authority. Fishermen's Memorial Hospital. Falls Prevention. Halifax, NS: Nova Scotia Health Authority , 2022.
Pamphlet Number
2270
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Falls are the leading cause of injury among older Canadians. This pamphlet includes a checklist to help you find out if you are at risk of falling. Tips to prevent falls are included.
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Corporate Author
Nova Scotia Health Authority. Fishermen's Memorial Hospital. Falls Prevention
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
Nova Scotia Health Authority
Date of Publication
2022
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document (14 p.) : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Patient Safety
Accident Prevention
Accidental Falls - prevention & control
Subjects (LCSH)
Falls (Accidents)--Prevention
Specialty
Geriatrics
Abstract
Falls are the leading cause of injury among older Canadians. This pamphlet includes a checklist to help you find out if you are at risk of falling. Tips to prevent falls are included.
Responsibility
Prepared by: Falls Prevention, Fishermen’s Memorial Hospital; Adapted from: Healthy Ageing and Geriatrics Program “Preventing Falls at Home” Sinai Health and the University Health Network
Pamphlet Number
2270
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Preventing Falls at the IWK

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IWK. Quality, Patient Safety and Patient Experience. Halifax, NS: IWK Health Centre , 2020.
Pamphlet Number
PL-0890
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Falls are the most common injury during pregnancy. The weight of the growing baby can shift your centre of gravity and affect your sense of balance. Hormone changes can affect the way you move and walk. Blood sugar level changes or blood pressure changes during pregnancy can sometimes make you feel faint and dizzy. Tips to help reduce your risk of falls.
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Corporate Author
IWK. Quality, Patient Safety and Patient Experience
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
IWK Health Centre
Date of Publication
2020
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Accidental Falls - prevention & control
Patient Safety
Safety Management
Subjects (LCSH)
Falls (Accidents)--Prevention
Hospitals--Safety measures
Patient safety
Abstract
Falls are the most common injury during pregnancy. The weight of the growing baby can shift your centre of gravity and affect your sense of balance. Hormone changes can affect the way you move and walk. Blood sugar level changes or blood pressure changes during pregnancy can sometimes make you feel faint and dizzy. Tips to help reduce your risk of falls.
Responsibility
IWK Quality, Patient Safety and Patient Experience, Halifax, NS
Pamphlet Number
PL-0890
Zone
All Zones
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Preventing Falls in the NICU

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IWK. Quality, Patient Safety and Patient Experience. Halifax, NS: IWK Health Centre , 2020.
Pamphlet Number
PL-0950
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Falls are the most common injury during pregnancy. The weight of the growing baby can shift your centre of gravity and affect your sense of balance. Hormone changes can affect the way you move and walk. Blood sugar level changes or blood pressure changes during pregnancy can sometimes make you feel faint and dizzy. In the NICU, there is a greater risk of falling because of lines and tubes, special equipment, incubators, dimmed lighting, lack of sleep, and medications. Tips to help reduce yo…
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Corporate Author
IWK. Quality, Patient Safety and Patient Experience
Alternate Title
(Neonatal Intensive Care Unit)
Place of Publication
Halifax, NS
Publisher
IWK Health Centre
Date of Publication
2020
Format
Pamphlet
Language
English
Physical Description
1 electronic document : digital, PDF file
Subjects (MeSH)
Accidental Falls - prevention & control
Patient Safety
Safety Management
Subjects (LCSH)
Falls (Accidents)--Prevention
Hospitals--Safety measures
Patient safety
Abstract
Falls are the most common injury during pregnancy. The weight of the growing baby can shift your centre of gravity and affect your sense of balance. Hormone changes can affect the way you move and walk. Blood sugar level changes or blood pressure changes during pregnancy can sometimes make you feel faint and dizzy. In the NICU, there is a greater risk of falling because of lines and tubes, special equipment, incubators, dimmed lighting, lack of sleep, and medications. Tips to help reduce your risk of falls.
Responsibility
IWK Quality, Patient Safety and Patient Experience, Halifax, NS
Pamphlet Number
PL-0950
Zone
All Zones
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