The influence of early mobilization on pressure ulcers: A systematic review
Adrianne Opp, MSN, Clinical Informatics, Franciscan Health, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA; Laura Moffat, MSN, Nursing Administration, Indiana University Health Arnett, Lafayette, Indiana, USA; Karissa Coe, MSN, Nursing Administration, Indiana University Health, Carmel, Indiana, USA
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The purpose of this systematic review was to assess the state of research to determine if early mobilization decreases the incidence of pressure ulcers in hospitalized adults. Five of the six studies showed the incidence of pressure ulcers was reduced in those patients who participated in early mobilization activities.
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