The 1999 National Pressure Ulcer Prevalence Survey: a benchmarking approach.

@article{Amlung2001The1N,
  title={The 1999 National Pressure Ulcer Prevalence Survey: a benchmarking approach.},
  author={S R Amlung and William L. Miller and L M Bosley},
  journal={Advances in skin & wound care},
  year={2001},
  volume={14 6},
  pages={297-301}
}
OBJECTIVE Health care professionals are faced with the ongoing challenge of improving performance. From physicians and nurses to process improvement experts, health care professionals are discovering new approaches to increasing the overall effectiveness of procedures used in clinical areas. One way to collect data useful for benchmarking specific clinical practices is through the use of prevalence studies. DESIGN A 1-day pressure ulcer prevalence survey was performed in March 1999. Acute… CONTINUE READING

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