Guide to Exit Alarms

Guide to Exit Alarms

by Rein Tideiksaar

Multimedia(Exit Alarms Can Be a Valuable Tool in Preventing Falls. de to Monitor Movement in Older Adults That Need Assistance, They Alert Staff to Potentially Hazardous Situations and Allow for Timely Interventions with Older Adults at Risk for Falling. Teach Staf)

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Overview

Exit alarms can be a valuable tool in preventing falls. Designed to monitor movement in older adults that need assistance, they alert staff to potentially hazardous situations and allow for timely interventions with older adults at risk for falling. Teach staff about the procedures for using a variety of exit alarms, including pressure-sensitive pads, pull cords, and postural change alarms. Based on the work of experienced falls specialist Rein Tideiksaar, this comprehensive CD-ROM includes a PowerPoint presentation for staff training fall prevention program guidelines exit alarm use guidelines a product comparison chart exit alarm purchasing tips patient consent forms an educational handout for staff and families and more All forms and guidelines are included in printable PDF format. Operating systems: Windows 95 and up; Mac OS 8.6 and up Call for information on multi-site licensing.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781932529296
Publisher: Health Professions Press
Publication date: 11/01/2006
Series: Essential Falls Management Series
Edition description: Exit Alarms Can Be a Valuable Tool in Preventing Falls. de to Monitor Movement in Older Adults That Need Assistance, They Alert Staff to Potentially Hazardous Situations and Allow for Timely Interventions with Older Adults at Risk for Falling. Teach Staf
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About the Author

Rein Tideiksaar, Ph.D., is President of FallPrevent, LLC, a company that provides educational, legal, and marketing services in connection with fall prevention in the elderly. Dr. Tideiksaar has been active in the area of fall prevention for over fifteen years. He has directed numerous research projects on falls and has developed fall prevention programs in community, assisted living, home care, acute care hospital, and nursing facility settings. Dr. Tideiksaar has written numerous articles and book chapters on falls and related topics. He is the author of Falls in Older People: Prevention and Management, Third Edition (Health Professions Press, 2002). In addition to two previous editions of this professional resource, he is the author of Falling in Old Age: Its Prevention and Treatment, Second Edition (Springer Publishing Company, 1997). From 2000 to 2003, Dr. Tideiksaar was the Senior Vice President of Fall Prevention and Injury Reduction Systems, ElderCare Companies, Inc., Point Pleasant Beach, New Jersey. Prior to 2000, he was Director of Geriatric Educational and Clinical Programs and Director of the Falls and Immobility Program, Department of Geriatrics, Southwest Medical Associates, Inc., Las Vegas, Nevada. He has also served as Director of Geriatric Care Coordination, Sierra Health Services, Inc., Las Vegas, Nevada, and Director of the Falls and Immobility Program, Department of Geriatrics and Adult Development, Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, New York. Dr. Tideiksaar obtained a doctorate from Columbia Pacific University and a physician assistant certification from the State University of New York at Stony Brook. Dr. Tideiksaar completed his geriatric training at the Parker Jewish Geriatric Institute, New Hyde Park, New York.

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