Barbara A Pieper

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Pain is an ever-present problem in patients with pressure ulcers. As an advocate for persons with pressure ulcers, the National Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel (NPUAP) is concerned about pain. To synthesize available pressure ulcer pain literature, a systematic review was performed of English language literature, specific to human research, 1992 to April(More)
Unpleasant odor is a frequent and distressing concern of persons who have wounds, as well as their family members and caregivers. In some instances, standard nursing interventions such as increasing the frequency of dressing changes will not be sufficient to address wound malodor. A review of the literature to summarize research findings about topical(More)
Possible references in addition to the NPUAP /EPUAP Prevention and treatment of pressure ulcers: Clinical practice guideline, 2009. Many of the references match more than one objective, but are listed in this document one time only. Understands pressure ulcer incidence and prevalence Define pressure ulcer incidence and prevalence. Participates in data(More)
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