Frances M Healey

Summary

Affiliation: National Patient Safety Agency
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Using targeted risk factor reduction to prevent falls in older in-patients: a randomised controlled trial
    Frances Healey
    Department of Elderly Medicine, York District Hospital, Wigginton Road, York YO31 8HE, UK
    Age Ageing 33:390-5. 2004
  2. doi request reprint The effect of bedrails on falls and injury: a systematic review of clinical studies
    Frances Healey
    National Patient Safety Agency, 4 8 Maple Street, London W1 T 5HD, UK
    Age Ageing 37:368-78. 2008
  3. doi request reprint Falls in English and Welsh hospitals: a national observational study based on retrospective analysis of 12 months of patient safety incident reports
    F Healey
    National Patient Safety Agency, London, UK
    Qual Saf Health Care 17:424-30. 2008
  4. doi request reprint Bedrail use in English and Welsh hospitals
    Frances M Healey
    National Patient Safety Agency, London, United Kingdom
    J Am Geriatr Soc 57:1887-91. 2009
  5. ncbi request reprint A guide on how to prevent falls injury in hospitals
    Frances Healey
    National Patient Safety Agency, London
    Nurs Older People 22:16-22. 2010
  6. ncbi request reprint Root cause analysis for tissue viability incidents
    Frances Healey
    Patient Safety Manager NPSA, North and East Yorkshire and North Lincolnshire
    J Tissue Viability 16:12-5. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint The best methods of preventing falls in hospitals
    Frances Healey
    Can J Nurs Res 38:3-4. 2006
  8. pmc Preventing falls among older people in hospital: Interpreting the null result
    Frances Healey
    BMJ 336:847. 2008

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Detail Information

Publications8

  1. ncbi request reprint Using targeted risk factor reduction to prevent falls in older in-patients: a randomised controlled trial
    Frances Healey
    Department of Elderly Medicine, York District Hospital, Wigginton Road, York YO31 8HE, UK
    Age Ageing 33:390-5. 2004
    ..There is evidence that identifying and addressing individual risk factors can reduce the incidence of falls in the community but no evidence of the effectiveness of targeted risk factor reduction methods applied to hospital in-patients...
  2. doi request reprint The effect of bedrails on falls and injury: a systematic review of clinical studies
    Frances Healey
    National Patient Safety Agency, 4 8 Maple Street, London W1 T 5HD, UK
    Age Ageing 37:368-78. 2008
    ..around one-fourth of all falls in healthcare settings are falls from bed. The role of bedrails in falls prevention is controversial, with a prevailing orthodoxy that bedrails are harmful and ineffective...
  3. doi request reprint Falls in English and Welsh hospitals: a national observational study based on retrospective analysis of 12 months of patient safety incident reports
    F Healey
    National Patient Safety Agency, London, UK
    Qual Saf Health Care 17:424-30. 2008
    ....
  4. doi request reprint Bedrail use in English and Welsh hospitals
    Frances M Healey
    National Patient Safety Agency, London, United Kingdom
    J Am Geriatr Soc 57:1887-91. 2009
    ..To explore rates of bedrail use, nurses' rationale, and factors related to bedrail use...
  5. ncbi request reprint A guide on how to prevent falls injury in hospitals
    Frances Healey
    National Patient Safety Agency, London
    Nurs Older People 22:16-22. 2010
    ..Patient and service improvement case studies are described...
  6. ncbi request reprint Root cause analysis for tissue viability incidents
    Frances Healey
    Patient Safety Manager NPSA, North and East Yorkshire and North Lincolnshire
    J Tissue Viability 16:12-5. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint The best methods of preventing falls in hospitals
    Frances Healey
    Can J Nurs Res 38:3-4. 2006
  8. pmc Preventing falls among older people in hospital: Interpreting the null result
    Frances Healey
    BMJ 336:847. 2008