Unavoidable Pressure Ulcers: Development and Testing of the Indiana University Health Pressure Ulcer Prevention Inventory.

@article{Pittman2016UnavoidablePU,
  title={Unavoidable Pressure Ulcers: Development and Testing of the Indiana University Health Pressure Ulcer Prevention Inventory.},
  author={Joyce Pittman and Terrie Beeson and Colin Terry and Jill Dillon and Charity Hampton and Denise Kerley and Judith Mosier and Ellen Gumiela and Jessica M. Tucker},
  journal={Journal of wound, ostomy, and continence nursing : official publication of The Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society},
  year={2016},
  volume={43 1},
  pages={32-8}
}
PURPOSE Despite prevention strategies, hospital-acquired pressure ulcers (HAPUs) continue to occur in the acute care setting. The purpose of this study was to develop an operational definition of and an instrument for identifying avoidable/unavoidable HAPUs in the acute care setting. METHODS The Indiana University Health Pressure Ulcer Prevention Inventory (PUPI) was developed and psychometric testing was performed. A retrospective pilot study of 31 adult hospitalized patients with an HAPU… CONTINUE READING

From This Paper

Figures, tables, and topics from this paper.

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-2 of 2 extracted citations

WOCN Society Position Paper: Avoidable Versus Unavoidable Pressure Ulcers/Injuries.

Journal of wound, ostomy, and continence nursing : official publication of The Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society • 2017
View 6 Excerpts
Highly Influenced

References

Publications referenced by this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 26 references

Unavoidable pressure injury: state of the science and consensus outcomes.

Journal of wound, ostomy, and continence nursing : official publication of The Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society • 2014

Predictors of pressure ulcers in adult critical care patients

J Cox
Am J Crit Care • 2011

Factors associated with pressure ulcers in patients in a surgical intensive care unit.

Journal of wound, ostomy, and continence nursing : official publication of The Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society • 2010

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…