Predictive validity of 4 risk assessment scales for prediction of pressure ulcer development in a hospital setting.

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OBJECTIVES The aims of this study were to examine and compare the predictive validity of 4 risk assessment scales used for the prediction of pressure ulcer (PrU) development and to identify risk factors. DESIGN Cross-sectional descriptive study. SETTING A general hospital in Sweden. PARTICIPANTS Patients (all aged ≥18 years) admitted to medical… (More)
DOI: 10.1097/01.ASW.0000439059.72199.41

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