Pressure ulcer incidence and progression in critically ill subjects: influence of low air loss mattress versus a powered air pressure redistribution mattress
Black, Joyce; Berke, Christine; Urzendowski, Gail | ournal of Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nursing | 2012

Abstract

PURPOSE:

The primary objective of this study was to compare facility-acquired pressure ulcer incidence and progression of pressure ulcers present on admission in critically ill patients, using 2 different support surfaces.

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  • Care Settings: Acute Care
  • Clinical Focus: Pressure Injury Management
  • Content Type: Journal Articles