Shock-absorbent flooring's impact on patient falls

Amy Drahota, Iman Mohagheghian

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Dr. Amy Drahota, Reader (Associate Professor) at the University of Portsmouth, and Dr. Iman Mohagheghian, senior lecturer (Assistant Professor) at the University of Surrey, discuss an often-over-looked consideration for flooring decision-makers - that of shock-absorbency, and the implications of installing shock-absorbent flooring on patient fall-related injuries and staff safety. Here, they summarise the most up-to-date evidence, and share details of some new research.
Original languageEnglish
Number of pages4
Specialist publicationHealth Estate Journal
Publication statusPublished - 9 Aug 2023

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