Publications

Featured Resources

Development and Validation of a Fall Prevention Knowledge Test – Journal of the American Geriatrics Society 2018

Preventing Falls in Hospitalized Patients – American Nurse Today 2018

Pilot Testing Fall TIPS (Tailoring Interventions for Patient Safety): A Patient-Centered Fall Prevention Toolkit – Joint Commission Journal on Quality and Patient Safety 2017

Fall prevention in acute care hospitals a randomized trial – Journal of American Medical Association 2009

Why Do Patients in Acute Care Hospitals Fall Can Falls Be Prevented – Journal of Nursing Administration 2009

Additional Resources

Dykes PC, Carroll DL, Hurley AC, Benoit A, Middleton B. Why do patients in acute care hospitals fall? Can falls be prevented? Journal of Nursing Administration 2009 Jun; 39:299-304.

Dykes PC, Carroll DL, Hurley A, Lipsitz S, Benoit A, Chang F, Meltzer S, Tsurikova R, Zuyov L, Middleton B. Fall prevention in acute care hospitals: a randomized trial. Journal of the American Medical Association 2010 Nov; 304:1912-8.

Response to letter to the editor: Dykes PC, Hurley A, Lipsitz S. Fall prevention in acute care hospitals: a randomized trial. Journal of the American Medical Association. 2011; 305(7):671- 2.

Carroll DL, Dykes PC, Hurley AC. Patients’ perspectives of falling while in an acute care hospital and suggestions for prevention. Applied Nursing Research 2010 Nov; 23:238-41.

Zuyev L, Benoit AN, Chang FY, Dykes PC. Tailored prevention of inpatient falls: development and usability testing of the fall TIPS toolkit. Computers Inform Nurs 2011 Feb; 29 Suppl 2:TC21-8.

Dykes PC, Carroll D, McColgan K, Hurley AC, Lipsitz SR, Colombo L, Zuyev L, Middleton B. Scales for assessing self-efficacy of nurses and assistants for preventing falls. Journal of Advanced Nursing 2011 Feb; 67:438-49.

Carroll DL, Dykes PC, Hurley AC. An electronic fall prevention toolkit: effect on documentation quality. Nurs Res. 2012 Jul; 61(4):309-13.

Dykes PC. Adding targeted multiple interventions to standard fall prevention interventions reduces falls in an acute care setting. Evid Based Nurs. 2012 Oct; 15(4):109-10.

Katsulis Z, Ergai A, Leung W, Schenkeld L, Rai A, Adelman J, Benneyan J, Bates DW, Dykes PC. Iterative user centered design for development of a patient-centered fall prevention toolkit. Applied Ergonomics. 2016. 2016 Sep; 56:117-26. PMID: 27184319.

Dykes PC, Duckworth M, Cunningham S, Dubois S, Driscoll M, Feliciano Z, Ferrazzi M, Fevrin F, Lyons S, Lindros M, Monahan A, Paley M, Jean-Pierre S, Scanlan M. Pilot Testing Fall TIPS (Tailoring Interventions for Patient Safety): a Patient-Centered Fall Prevention Toolkit. The Joint Commission Journal on Quality and Patient Safety. 2017; (43):403–413.