Turning for Ulcer ReductioN: a multisite randomized clinical trial in nursing homes.

@article{Bergstrom2013TurningFU,
  title={Turning for Ulcer ReductioN: a multisite randomized clinical trial in nursing homes.},
  author={Nancy Bergstrom and Susan D. Horn and Mary Pat Rapp and Anita Stern and Ryan Barrett and Michael Watkiss},
  journal={Journal of the American Geriatrics Society},
  year={2013},
  volume={61 10},
  pages={
          1705-13
        }
}
OBJECTIVES To determine optimal repositioning frequency of nursing home (NH) residents at risk for pressure ulcers (PrUs) when cared for on high-density foam mattresses. DESIGN Multisite, randomized, clinical trial, known as Turning for Ulcer ReductioN (TURN Study). SETTINGS NHs in the United States (n = 20) and Canada (n = 7) using high-density foam mattresses. PARTICIPANTS Consenting residents (N = 942) aged 65 and older without PrUs at moderate (scores 13-14) or high (scores 10-12… CONTINUE READING
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