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Nursing Update: Special issue: Preventing Falls and Harm from Falls, Falls and Delirium

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Preventing Falls and Harm from Falls in Older People: Best practice guidelines for Australian hospitals, 2009

Preventing Falls and Harm From Falls in Older People (Residential Aged Care Facilities): Falls facts for nurses - Best Practice Guidelines for Australian Residential Aged Care Facilities 2009
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Delirium Clinical Care Standard

“The Delirium Clinical Care Standard aims to ensure that patients at risk of delirium during a hospital admission are identified promptly and receive preventive strategies. The Delirium Clinical Care Standard contains eight quality statements to improve pathways of care for people at risk of, or experiencing delirium".  ACSQHC, 2021. (AU standard)

Cognitive impairment resources
Health care for people with cognitive impairment or at risk of delirium.  Impairment resources

Delirium and dementia issues

Evidence for the safety and quality issues associated with the care of patients with cognitive impairment in acute care settings: a rapid review October 2013 (ACSQHC, Sydney ) Includes delirium, dementia care pathways, delirium in acute care settings)

Expert searches on Delirium, Falls 

Contains Australasian focused information. Topic searches. 

NSQHS Standards (National Safety and Quality Health Standards and Accreditation)



Topic Bulletins

Topic specific Bulletins can be requested to high-light an area of research or to learn more about a particular field of interest.

All nursing related topics are supported.


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