A Registered Nurse's Understanding of Pressure Ulcer Prevention and Treatment
Jennifer King, MSN, BSN Online, University of Mount Olive, Mount Olive, North Carolina, USA
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King, Jennifer N.The goal of this study was to determine what registered nurses’ understanding of the prevention and treatment options for pressure ulcers currently is and do those registered nurses need additional education or ...
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Chaboyer, Wendy (2016-03-17)Session presented on Sunday, July 26, 2015: A pressure injury (PI), also known as a pressure ulcer, is an area of localized damage to the skin and underlying tissue caused by pressure or shear and/or a combination of these ...
Martin, Donna; Albensi, Lisa; Van Haute, Stephanie; Guse, Lorna; Montgomery, Mary; Gierys, Kendra; Froese, Maria; Lam, Mavis; Basova, Nataliya; Lajeunesse, Rob (2016-03-21)Session presented on Monday, November 9, 2015 and Tuesday, November 10, 2015: Pressure ulcers (PUs) are one indicator of the quality of health care. The prevalence of PUs in acute care hospitals in Canada is estimated at ...