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The Same Chair Does Not Work For All Patients
The Same Chair Does Not Work For All Patients

Dear Colleagues, I welcome lots of questions from a variety of individuals seeking suggestions for fall and fall injury prevention interventions. Sometimes the messages are to run an idea by me to seek my opinion, like this request from a hospital trying to solve the...

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Protect Your Patients From Injury
Protect Your Patients From Injury

Floor Mats Do Reduce Impact Severity: They Work!   Colleagues, Protecting patients from injury when they falls requires different interventions than preventing them from a fall. The main intervention to reduce impact when patients fall from be is the Floor Mat...

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A First Glimpse of Independence
A First Glimpse of Independence

For patients who have suffered a complete spinal cord injury, like Wesley Tweet, their first glimpse of independence often occurs once they arrive to a specialized rehabilitation facility like Madonna Rehabilitation Hospitals in Nebraska. A quadriplegic, Wesley was...

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Navigating Life With Limited Mobility
Navigating Life With Limited Mobility

After suffering a complete spinal cord injury, Donna Cadwallader of St. Joseph, Missouri, is learning to navigate life with limited mobility. While rehabilitating at Madonna Rehabilitation Hospitals in Lincoln, Nebraska, Donna was exposed to the AC 20 Assistive...

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Bed Height Must Be Individualized
Bed Height Must Be Individualized

Low Bed Height is NOT a Universal Fall Precaution   Colleagues, I hope that my inaugural resource message last month to re-evaluate your bathroom grab bar placement was helpful to you. I also hope that you shared the research and evidence to your Falls Committee...

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Creating a Safe Environment for Toileting
Creating a Safe Environment for Toileting

Proper Grab Bar Placement in Bathrooms Reduces Falls Colleagues, I am delighted to launch this first informational message to you on behalf of Curbell Medical, Inc., designed to provide you with fall and fall injury prevention resources. The resources that I am...

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The Importance of Replacing Your Mattresses
The Importance of Replacing Your Mattresses

Your mattresses get a lot of use and abuse — especially stretcher mattresses that are moved from department to department many times each day. As mattresses get worn out, there may be holes and tears in the fabric that allow blood or other bodily fluids to enter the...

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