A pressure ulcer prevention programme specially designed for nursing homes: does it work?

@article{Kwong2011APU,
  title={A pressure ulcer prevention programme specially designed for nursing homes: does it work?},
  author={Enid Wai-yung Kwong and Ada T-Y Lau and Rainbow L-P Lee and Rick Y-C Kwan},
  journal={Journal of clinical nursing},
  year={2011},
  volume={20 19-20},
  pages={2777-86}
}
AIM The aim of this study was to evaluate a pressure ulcer prevention programme for nursing homes to ascertain the feasibility of its implementation, impact on care staff and outcomes for pressure ulcer knowledge and skills and pressure ulcer reduction. BACKGROUND No pressure ulcer prevention protocol for long-term care settings has been established to date. The first author of this study thus developed a pressure ulcer prevention programme for nursing homes. DESIGN A quasi-experimental… CONTINUE READING
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