Published on in Vol 10 , No 7 (2021) :July

Preprints (earlier versions) of this paper are available at https://preprints.jmir.org/preprint/24974, first published .
Examining the Relationship Between Environmental Factors and Inpatient Hospital Falls: Protocol for a Mixed Methods Study

Examining the Relationship Between Environmental Factors and Inpatient Hospital Falls: Protocol for a Mixed Methods Study

Examining the Relationship Between Environmental Factors and Inpatient Hospital Falls: Protocol for a Mixed Methods Study

Ronald I Shorr 1 * , MD, MS ;   Sherry Ahrentzen 2 * , PhD ;   Stephen L Luther 3 * , PhD ;   Chad Radwan 3 * , PhD ;   Bridget Hahm 3 * , MA, MPH ;   Mahshad Kazemzadeh 2 * , PhD ;   Slande Alliance 4 * , MPH, MCHES ;   Gail Powell-Cope 4 * , PhD ;   Gary M Fischer 5 , MArch

1 Geriatric Research Education and Clinical Centers , North Florida/South Georgia Veterans Health System , Gainesville , FL , US

2 Shimberg Center for Housing Studies , College of Design, Construction and Planning , University of Florida , Gainesville , FL , US

3 Research Service , James A Haley Veterans Hospital , Tampa , FL , US

4 Research Service , North Florida/South Georgia Veterans Health System , Gainesville , FL , US

5 Office of Facilities Standards Service/Office of Facilities Planning , Office of Construction and Facilities Management , Department of Veterans Affairs , Washington , DC , US

*these authors contributed equally

Corresponding Author:

  • Mahshad Kazemzadeh, PhD
  • Shimberg Center for Housing Studies
  • College of Design, Construction and Planning
  • University of Florida
  • 1480 Inner Road
  • Gainesville, FL
  • US
  • Phone: 1 352 317 8172
  • Email: m.kazemzadeh@ufl.edu