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Prevalence and Cost of Imaging in Inpatient Falls: The Rising Cost of Falling

Fields J, et al. | ClinicoEconomics and Outcomes Research | 2015

Two clinicians holding onto a patient in support while the patient sits upright in their hospital bed.

Objective: To quantify the type, prevalence, and cost of imaging following inpatient falls, identify factors associated with post-fall imaging, and determine correlates of positive versus negative imaging. 


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Care Settings: Acute Care

Clinical Focus: Fall Prevention

Content Type: Journal Articles