2017
DOI: 10.1590/1518-8345.1551.2862
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Abstract: AbstractObjectives: assess the risk of falls in adult hospitalized patients and verify the incidence of the event in this environment.Method: cohort study, with approval by the Research Ethics Committee, which monitored 831 patients hospitalized at a university hospital. The Morse Fall Scale (MFS) was used to assess the risk and patients with high risk (≥45 points) were considered exposed to falls.Results: the mean MFS score was 39.4 (±19.4) points. Between the first and the final assessment, the score increas…

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