The prevalence of pressure ulcers in a tertiary care pediatric and adult hospital.

OBJECTIVE To describe the pressure ulcer prevalence, stage and body location, and demographic characteristics of patients with pressure ulcers at a tertiary care adult hospital and a tertiary care pediatric hospital. DESIGN Prevalence survey. SETTING AND SUBJECTS A total of 513 inpatients, including 416 adults admitted to a tertiary care hospital and 97… (More)