Epidemiology, risk and prevention of pressure ulcers in critically ill patients: a literature review.
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SourceJournal of Wound Care, 15, 6, (2006), pp. 269-275
Article / Letter to editor
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Centre for Quality of Care Research
Epidemiology, Biostatistics & HTA
Journal of Wound Care
SubjectEBP 1: Determinants in Health and Disease; EBP 4: Quality of Care; IGMD 7: Iron metabolism; N4i 1: Pathogenesis and modulation of inflammation; NCEBP 1: Molecular epidemiology; NCEBP 2: Evaluation of complex medical interventions; NCEBP 6:Quality of nursing and allied health care; NCEBP 9: Mental health; ONCOL 4: Quality of Care; ONCOL 5: Aetiology, screening and detection; UMCN 1.5: Interventional oncology; UMCN 4.1: Microbial pathogenesis and host defense
New nursing interventions and pressure-redistributing devices in intensive care units, and specific risk factors affecting critically ill patients, mean that different factors must be taken into consideration in preventing pressure ulcers.
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