Improving the quality of pressure ulcer care with prevention: a cost-effectiveness analysis.


To the Editor: Padula et al 1 address an important patient safety issue but the analysis contains assumptions that are not consistent with existing data. The untenable assumptions pertain to patient population, model structure, and the prevention program they evaluated. First, the authors simulated a patient cohort with an assumed average of 56 years of age… (More)
DOI: 10.1097/MLR.0b013e318224c809