Benzodiazepines and falls risk

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Dawne Garrett
Date Published:
25 April 2018
Last updated: 
25 April 2018

This is a Practice Question published with the kind permission of the Royal College of Nursing

Falls are a frequent and frightening issue for patients and staff, and they have physical and psychological consequences for individuals and society. They are costly in human and financial terms (National Institute for Health and Clinical ExceIlence 2004).