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Risk Score of Papaioannou et al for Predicting Falls in a Hospital Based on a Modification of the STRATIFY Score

Purpose:

To evaluate the risk of a patient falling in the hospital based on the risk score of Papaioannou et al.

Specialty:

Orthopedic Surgery, Sports Medicine & Rehabilitation
Emergency Medicine & Critical Care
Emergency Medicine & Critical Care
General Surgery & Anesthesiology

Objective:

risk factors

ICD-10:

W05, WO6, W07

Description:

Papaioannou et al used a weighted score based on the STRATIFY tool to predict the risk of falls by a patient in a hospital. This can help identify patients who may benefit from more aggressive monitoring and management to prevent falls. The authors are from multiple hospitals in Canada.

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