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Houston Methodist at Vizient
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Presented at Magnet Conference 2019
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Fall Prevention Articles
Validation of the Hester Davis Scale for fall risk assessment in a neurosciences population
Hester, A., Davis, D. (2013).
Psychometric Validation of the Hester Davis Scale for falls risk assessment in a neurosciences population. Journal of Neuroscience Nursing, 45(5). 1-8. Hester, A.L. (2015).
Predictive Model Development and Validation of the Emergency Hester Davis Scale© for Fall Risk Screening
Kientz, S., Hester, A. (2020)
Evaluation of an Education Strategy versus Usual Care to Implement the STEADI Algorithm in Primary Care Clinics in an Academic Medical Center
Urban, K., Wright, P., Hester, A., Curran, Geoffrey., Rojo, M., Tsai, P., (2020)
Preventing injuries from patient falls
Hester, A. (2015) Preventing injuries from patient falls. American Nurse Today, 10(7).
Predicting Injurious Falls in the Hospital Setting: Implications for Practice
Hester, A.L., Tsai, P., Rettiganti, M., & Mitchell, A. (2016). Predicting injurious falls in the hospital setting: Implications for practice. American Journal of Nursing, 116(9). 2-9.
Patient and system factors associated with
unassisted and injurious falls in hospitals:
an observational study
Venema, D., Skinner, A.M., Nailon, R., Conley, D., High, R and Jones, K. (2019) Published on line at BMC Geriatrics