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fall

1. verb To be arrested for a crime. Can you believe that mob kingpin finally fell?
2. noun One's arrest for a crime. I refuse to take the fall when I was barely involved in this to begin with.
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

fall

1. in. to be arrested; to be charged with a crime. (see also fall guy.) I heard that Mooshoo fell. Is that right?
2. n. one’s arrest; being arrested and charged. (Underworld.) Who took the fall for the bank job?
McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.

fall

foul/afoul
1. Nautical To collide. Used of vessels.
2. To clash: fell foul of the law.
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To keep that focus at the front of our minds let's review information regarding fall protection in Washington State.
In Washington State, generally, fall protection is required at 4 feet in construction.
This study aimed to investigate factors associated with falls in psychogeriatric inpatients and to compare two fall risk assessment tools for psychiatric patients.
A comprehensive approach was taken to educate nursing staff, implement a falls program, and support nurses in the management of patients identified as at high risk for falling.
Frail people with peripheral neuropathy had almost 18 times higher odds of 1 or more falls than nonfrail people.
The chi-square test was used to assess the association between history of falls in the past year and ADL and IADL dependencies.
She cited nearby Macatad village, the jump-off point to the more popular Buruwisan Falls.
Drug usage may be another factor which should be questioned in relation to falls. Although there are no previous data on the relationship between drugs and falls in patients with SLE, previous studies on RA have demonstrated that various drugs, such as glucocorticoids (dose-dependent), diuretics, antihypertensives, antidepressants, and sedatives, can increase the risk of falling.
Cameron said public health's expertise in steering diverse stakeholders toward a common goal may be its greatest asset in preventing falls. In addition, public health practitioners know how to analyze and use falls data to shape interventions.
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As the association for personal protective equipment, ISEA's membership includes the leading manufacturers of fall protection equipment and systems.
With pediatric patients at a high risk for injury due to falls, The Joint Commission recommends each hospital have a method of identifying and screening children at risk (Rouse et al., 2014).
Out of 291 falls in all, 144(49.48%) were in Jeddah.