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Geriatric Evidence Collection

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What evidence must be gathered? (Identifies and documents four sources of evidence. Describes rationale for all checked types of evidence)
I would browse the internet using the search for the following four terms: literature search, expert opinion, patient preferences and clinical expertise to look for evidence regarding recent research on how to prevent falls in geriatric inpatient population. I will search for expert opinion regarding patient education, alarm systems, environment modification etc. and what measures were initiated to prevent falls in other facilities. Is there any documentation regarding patient and family satisfaction, any studies that illustrate patient preferences? Is there any clinical expertise that support the use of
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