Preventing pressure injury in adults presenting to the emergency department by ambulance
Paul Fulbrook, PhD, RN, Nursing Research and Practice Development Centre, The Prince Charles Hospital, Chermside, Brisbane, Australia; Sandra Miles; Fiona Coyer
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Pressure injury prevention in the ambulance and emergency department has not been well explored. This study identified 5% prevalence on ambulance arrival, with very little preventative intervention implemented in the ambulance or emergency department. In these settings, it is concluded that pressure-relieving surfaces should be implemented for all at-risk patients.
30th International Nursing Research Congress: Theory-to-Practice: Catalyzing Collaborations to Connect Globally. Held 25-29 July 2019 in Calgary, Alberta, Canada.
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|Keywords||Emergency Care Nursing;
Pressure Injury Prevention;
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