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Sherrie Dornberger, RNC, CDONA, FACDONA, executive director, NADONA

Ask the care expert … about the Morse Fall Scale

What is the Morse Fall Scale, and how it is different from others? Nursing fall-risk assessment, diagnoses and interventions are based on use of the Morse Fall Scale. The MFS requires systematic, reliable assessment of a patient’s fall risk factors upon admission and upon falls, change in status and discharge or transfer to a new setting.

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