Use of Hydrocolloid Dressings in Preventing Pressure Ulcers in High-risk Patients: a Retrospective Cohort.

@article{Cortes2018UseOH,
  title={Use of Hydrocolloid Dressings in Preventing Pressure Ulcers in High-risk Patients: a Retrospective Cohort.},
  author={Olga L Cortes and Luz Dary Salazar-Beltr{\'a}n and Yudi Andrea Rojas-Casta{\~n}eda and Andrea Alvarado-Muriel and Aracelly Serna-Restrepo and Doris Grinspun},
  journal={Investigacion y educacion en enfermeria},
  year={2018},
  volume={36 1},
  pages={
          e11
        }
}
OBJECTIVES This work sought to evaluate the association between using preventive hydrocolloid dressings and the onset of pressure ulcers in hospitalized patients. METHODS Retrospective cohort study that included adult patients with high risk of pressure ulcers (PU) evaluated according to the Braden scale and who had been admitted with preventive purposes to a skin care program. The preventive care prescribed by the nursing staff included using hydrocolloid dressing plus conventional care (HD… CONTINUE READING

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