A nurse-led interdisciplinary leadership approach targeting pressure ulcer prevention in long-term care.

@article{Kennerly2012ANI,
  title={A nurse-led interdisciplinary leadership approach targeting pressure ulcer prevention in long-term care.},
  author={Susan M Kennerly and Tracey L Yap and Elaine K Miller},
  journal={The health care manager},
  year={2012},
  volume={31 3},
  pages={268-75}
}
Mounting evidence suggests that the quality of outcomes in long-term care can be improved by strengthening the leadership behaviors of nurses. Consequently, a reduction in the prevalence and incidence of pressure ulcers (PUs) is thought to be possible through a nurse-led, team-based approach. The purposes of this article were to (1) advocate for greater nurse-led interdisciplinary teamwork focusing on PU prevention and (2) describe how a transformational and practice-based framework can be used… CONTINUE READING
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