Archive for the 'Falls' Category

Nursing diagnosis – RISK FOR FALLS

ShareRISK  FOR  FALLS DEFINITION Increasing susceptibility to falling that may cause physical harm RISK FACTORS Adult • Patient verbalizes faintness • Age   65 years when extending neck • Lives alone • Difficulties with hearing or • Environmental hazards (e.g., vision cluttered environment; poor lighting) • Incontinence Child • Presence of lower limb pros- • Age   [...]