Pediatric skin care: what do nurses really know?

@article{Drake2012PediatricSC,
  title={Pediatric skin care: what do nurses really know?},
  author={Jennifer D. Drake and Wendi S. Redfern and Eileen C Sherburne and Melodee L. Nugent and Pippa Simpson},
  journal={Journal for specialists in pediatric nursing : JSPN},
  year={2012},
  volume={17 4},
  pages={
          329-38
        }
}
PURPOSE The purpose of this study was to explore pediatric nurses' knowledge of pressure ulcer prevention, investigate their beliefs and practices, and identify the barriers and facilitators to providing evidence-based pressure ulcer preventive practices. DESIGN AND METHODS An exploratory, descriptive, and cross-sectional survey was taken of registered nurses in a freestanding children's hospital. RESULTS Nurses have adequate knowledge of general pressure ulcer prevention; however, they… CONTINUE READING
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