Predictive Capacity of Risk Assessment Scales and Clinical Judgment for Pressure Ulcers: A Meta-analysis

@article{GarcaFernndez2014PredictiveCO,
  title={Predictive Capacity of Risk Assessment Scales and Clinical Judgment for Pressure Ulcers: A Meta-analysis},
  author={F. P. Garc{\'i}a-Fern{\'a}ndez and P. L. Pancorbo-Hidalgo and J. S. Agreda},
  journal={Journal of Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nursing},
  year={2014},
  volume={41},
  pages={24–34}
}
  • F. P. García-Fernández, P. L. Pancorbo-Hidalgo, J. S. Agreda
  • Published 2014
  • Medicine
  • Journal of Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nursing
  • A systematic review with meta-analysis was completed to determine the capacity of risk assessment scales and nurses' clinical judgment to predict pressure ulcer (PU) development. Electronic databases were searched for prospective studies on the validity and predictive capacity of PUs risk assessment scales published between 1962 and 2010 in English, Spanish, Portuguese, Korean, German, and Greek. We excluded gray literature sources, integrative review articles, and retrospective or cross… CONTINUE READING
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