Falls in hospital increase length of stay regardless of degree of harm

Falls in hospital increase length of stay regardless of degree of harm

A study by Dr. Maureen Ashe et. al. reveals that the average length of stay for patients who experiences an in-hospital fall was 37.2 days d[median 26.5 days; interquartile range (IQR) 14, 54] and 25.7 days (median 13 days; IQR 5, 33) for matched control patients. 

Read Dr. Ashe's study from the Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice.