Quality & Patient Safety

Patient Safety Q & A

Patient Safety Monitor, May 1, 2010

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No, there is not one standard definition, but there is a wealth of reference material that can be used to help your institution define falls. During my literature research, I discovered information on The Joint Commission’s Web site, which led me to the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Veterans Affairs, and the National Center for Patient Safety (NCPS).

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