Hospitals find colorful ways to ID patients at risk for falls

08/25/2009 | WBUR-FM (Boston)

Hospitals are identifying patients at high risk for falls by giving them brightly colored blankets or socks, putting colored stars on their doors, or placing alarms on their beds. Nurses use the visual cues to make sure those patients get checked on more often, so if a patient needs to get up, a nurse will be on hand to assist.

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