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  • High frequency of potential entrapment gaps in beds in an acute hospital 

    Haugh, J.; O Flatharta, T.; Griffin, T. P.; O'Keeffe, S. T. (Oxford University Press (OUP), 2014-07-10)
    Objective: dimensional guidelines for bedrails have been developed to minimise the risk of patient entrapment within the bed. We examined whether bedrails in a large Irish teaching hospital complied with these standards. Design ...
  • Prevalence and predictors of bedrail use in an acute hospital 

    O Flatharta, T.; Haugh, J.; Robinson, S. M.; O'Keeffe, S. T. (Oxford University Press (OUP), 2014-07-10)
    Objective: to determine the prevalence and predictors of bedrail use in an acute hospital. Design and setting: overnight survey in a University teaching hospital. Subjects: Three-hundred and twenty-seven beds and patients ...