Friction and shear highly associated with pressure ulcers of residents in long-term care - Classification Tree Analysis (CHAID) of Braden items.

@article{Lahmann2011FrictionAS,
  title={Friction and shear highly associated with pressure ulcers of residents in long-term care - Classification Tree Analysis (CHAID) of Braden items.},
  author={Nils Axel Lahmann and Antje Tannen and Theo W. N. Dassen and Jan Kottner},
  journal={Journal of evaluation in clinical practice},
  year={2011},
  volume={17 1},
  pages={
          168-73
        }
}
AIMS Among various risk assessment scales for the development of pressure ulcers in long-term care residents that have been published in the last three decades, the Braden scale is among the most tested and applied tools. The sum score of the scale implies that all items are equally important. The aim of this study is to show whether specific items are of greater significance than others and therefore have a higher clinical relevance. DESIGN Data analysis of six pressure ulcer prevalence… CONTINUE READING

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