Pressure ulcer risk assessment and prevention: a systematic comparative effectiveness review.

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BACKGROUND Pressure ulcers are associated with substantial health burdens but may be preventable. PURPOSE To review the clinical utility of pressure ulcer risk assessment instruments and the comparative effectiveness of preventive interventions in persons at higher risk. DATA SOURCES MEDLINE (1946 through November 2012), CINAHL, the Cochrane Library… (More)
DOI: 10.7326/0003-4819-159-1-201307020-00006

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