Elizabeth McInnes, Australian Catholic UniversityFollow
Chaboyer, W., Bucknall, T., Webster, J., McInnes, E., Brigid, G., Banks, M., Whitty, J., Thalib, L., Roberts, S., Tallott, M., Cullum, N. & Wallis, M. (2016). The effect of a patient centred care bundle intervention on pressure ulcer incidence (INTACT): A cluster randomised trial. International Journal of Nursing Studies,64 63-71. United Kingdom: Elsevier Ltd. Retrieved from https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijnurstu.2016.09.015
Background Hospital-acquired pressure ulcers are a serious patient safety concern, associated with poor patient outcomes and high healthcare costs. They are also viewed as an indicator of nursing care quality. Objective To evaluate the effectiveness of a pressure ulcer prevention care bundle in preventing hospital-acquired pressure ulcers among at risk patients.
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