Side Rails: The Hidden Danger

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According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, each year about 36 million older adults fall (2020). These falls result in 3 million emergency department visits and 32,000 deaths. In the past, organizations used side rails to help prevent falls. However, side rails pose several serious risks. This course discusses when to use side rails and how to use them safely. It also discusses other options to use in place of side rails. Understanding side rail safety helps you prevent falls and injuries. 

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According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, each year about 36 million older adults fall (2020). These falls result in 3 million emergency department visits and 32,000 deaths. In the past, organizations used side rails to help prevent falls. However, side rails pose several serious risks. This course discusses when to use side rails and how to use them safely. It also discusses other options to use in place of side rails. Understanding side rail safety helps you prevent falls and injuries. 

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