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Patient Trauma: References

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Canadian Patient Safety Institute (CPSI).  Never Events for Hospital Care in Canada. Edmonton, Alberta; 2015.

Canadian Patient Safety Institute (CPSI). Safer Healthcare Now! Getting Started Kit: Reducing falls and injury from falls. Edmonton, Alberta; 2013.

Canadian Patient Safety Institute (CPSI).  When providing care, put the patient into perspective. Edmonton, Alberta; 2013.

Data snapshot: Iatrogenic burn injuries. Pennsylvania Patient Safety Advisory. 2009; 6 (1): 36.

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U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Safety Concerns about Bed Rails. 2018.

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