Presence of pressure ulcer prevention methods used among patients considered at risk versus those considered not at risk.

@article{Pieper1997PresenceOP,
  title={Presence of pressure ulcer prevention methods used among patients considered at risk versus those considered not at risk.},
  author={Barbara A Pieper and Michael Sugrue and Malin Weiland and Kellie Sprague and Cornelia Heimann},
  journal={Journal of wound, ostomy, and continence nursing : official publication of The Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society},
  year={1997},
  volume={24 4},
  pages={
          191-9
        }
}
PURPOSE This study examined pressure ulcer-prevention strategies available for patients considered at risk versus those considered not at risk. DESIGN The study used a prospective, longitudinal design. SETTING AND SUBJECTS Six hundred ninety-four patients from units of five acute care hospitals, a rehabilitation facility, and two nurses' home care caseloads participated in the investigation. INSTRUMENTS Data-collection instruments included the Braden Scale for risk assessment, demographic… CONTINUE READING

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