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    Falls are one of the most common injury in a health care facility. It is the leading cause of “morbidity and mortality for people older than 65 years” (Touhy & Jet, 2012, p. 207). This age group is common in Windsor Manor Rehabilitation Center in Concord, California. Most of the patients in Windsor are older adults with impaired cognition, gait, visual acuity, and muscle strength, and experiencing chronic pain – putting them in high risk for falling. In fact, their CASPER Report (2016) states that 116 of their patients have a high risk for falls, and 50 of them sustained a fall. Exercise, education, medication review, use of assistive devices, vision correction, vitamin D supplement, home and environment modification, and fall risk assessment…

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    Inpatient Falls Prevention

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    Prevention of Inpatient Falls Patient falls remain the most common adverse event in acute care facilities, with 2%-15% of hospitalized patients reported to fall at least once. Falls can lead to pain, loss of function, fear of further falls and even death (Tanaka, Sakuma, Ohtani, Toshiro, Matsumura, & Morimoto, 2012). An increased focus is being placed on inpatient falls because of morbidity, mortality, increased cost of care, and lack of reimbursement (Cumbler, Simpson, Rosenthal, & Likosky,…

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    Elderly Fall Prevention

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    Fall Prevention in Elderly Population The falls are one of the leading injury causes in Canada. This is especially true about elderly population. In this paper it will be discussed how the nurses can diminish the fall rates among seniors in long term care settings and in community. According to World Health Organization, “A fall is defined as an event which results in a person coming to rest inadvertently on the ground or floor or other lower level.” The consequences of the falls (if any) can…

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    Fall Of Man

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    The fall of man occurred due to temptation that Eve fell into inside the Garden of Eden. Although there were certain rules put in place and Eve ultimately knew what she should and should not do and temptation became too strong for her and she made a deliberate choice to pick an apple and share it with her husband Adam. Throughout my time in church and numerous sermons preached by Pastors I have formed an image in my head of the moment the fall of man occurred. As I have grown up I have come to…

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    Fall River Reflection

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    Over the course of my visits to Fall River I think that my capacity to observe my environment and the factories stayed consistent. I naturally pay attention to minute factors and functions of my surroundings which I think is why I tended to focus on the machines and the smaller aspects of the factory. I also tend to be more reserved in social situations which lends myself to not being as willing to approach people, particularly because of the language barriers we faced at both factories and that…

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    The Fall of Constantinople in 1453 was a significant turning point in history for both positive and negative reasons. Negatively, it was a dark attack that caused a religious shift from the dominant center of the Christian Orthodox church to the Islamic faith. It proved that the most heavily fortified and greatest city of its time, though defeating every enemy in the past, was still able to be conquered in less than two months. Lastly, it led to heavy casualties and the destruction of the…

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    Fall Of Usher

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    The Fall Of The House Of Usher The fall of the house of usher is a scary manision owned by a childhood friend named Rodrick Usher he is a very scary dude. Rodrick Usher and his sister are the last born in the Usher bloodline they are twins. They are pretty creepy they posses all the world tortuored souls. The visitor enters the house, gives his things to a servant, and proceeds through several dark passages to the study of the master. There he is stunned at the appearance of his old friend. In…

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    Niagara Falls is a wonderful place to visit especially in the summer. Niagara is the collective name for three waterfalls that connect the international border between Canada and the United States. The features that became Niagara Falls were created by the Wisconsin glaciation about 10,000 years ago. The same forces also created the North American Great Lakes and the Niagara River. You can visit Niagara fall by driving to New York or you can fly there it really depends on your budget…

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    Niagara Falls-Descriptive Essay Niagara Falls is always such a gorgeous place. The green of the trees, the rushing sound of the fall, and the gorgeous rainbows that always show up around the fall. Many people go there for special occasions. The waterfall is always breath-taking because of the big waves, the sound, and to be on the ferries that you can take to be as close to the fall as you can be. The beautiful mist that is caused by the water splashing would create a magical feeling to the…

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    The Final Fall of the Roman Empire By: Kelli Floyd The Byzantine Empire lasted for over a thousand years. This empire struggled against forces, from both within and without, that seemed determined to destroy it. For over a millennium, it was successful. However, after the first major blow, the Fourth Crusade, the empire never fully recovered and it seems as though it was destined to finally fall. Both the existence and the fall of the Byzantine, or Roman, empire had a huge effect on the…

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