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What Is a Clinically Complex Patient?

A clinically complex patient is described as having co-morbidities of several medical conditions, often with a cardiopulmonary overlay that significantly compromises the patient’s ability to function. Most of these patients have primary diagnoses that require nursing intervention and often have

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Are Your Patients “Motivated to Move?”

We spend a lot of hours trying to stop our patients from moving. We stop them from getting up, picking things up off of the floor, leaving the facility and so on. What if we shifted our focus from the physical aspects of fall prevention and started looking at our patients’ social aspects of life? To put it simply, what if we stop trying to stop them?

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