Read case 13 in the pruitt, smith, & perez-ruberte text and answer

 1. What other potential root causes might influence patient falls? 

2. Equipped with the data, what would you do about the hypotheses that proved to be unsupported?

3. Based on the correctly identified hypothesis in the case scenario, what would be your course of action if you were the CEO/president of St. Xavier Memorial Hospital?

4. What do you think of the CNO’s (Sara Mullins) position of “waiting and seeing what the data tells us” instead of immediately jumping to conclusions?