The National Pressure Ulcer Long-Term Care Study: pressure ulcer development in long-term care residents.

@article{Horn2004TheNP,
  title={The National Pressure Ulcer Long-Term Care Study: pressure ulcer development in long-term care residents.},
  author={Susan D. Horn and Stacy A Bender and Maree L Ferguson and Randall J. Smout and Nancy Bergstrom and George A Taler and Abby S. Cook and Siobhan S. Sharkey and Anne Coble Voss},
  journal={Journal of the American Geriatrics Society},
  year={2004},
  volume={52 3},
  pages={
          359-67
        }
}
OBJECTIVES To identify resident, treatment, and facility characteristics associated with pressure ulcer (PU) development in long-term care residents. DESIGN Retrospective cohort study with convenience sampling. SETTING Ninety-five long-term care facilities participating in the National Pressure Ulcer Long-Term Care Study throughout the United States. PARTICIPANTS A total of 1,524 residents aged 18 and older, with length of stay of 14 days or longer, who did not have an existing PU but… CONTINUE READING
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