Prevalence of pressure ulcers in hospitalized adult patients in Bursa, Turkey: A multicentre, point prevalence study


Sayan H. E. , KELEBEK GİRGİN N., Asan A.

JOURNAL OF EVALUATION IN CLINICAL PRACTICE, vol.26, no.6, pp.1669-1676, 2020 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 26 Issue: 6
  • Publication Date: 2020
  • Doi Number: 10.1111/jep.13354
  • Journal Name: JOURNAL OF EVALUATION IN CLINICAL PRACTICE
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus, Academic Search Premier, CAB Abstracts, CINAHL, EMBASE, MEDLINE, Psycinfo
  • Page Numbers: pp.1669-1676
  • Keywords: Braden Scale score, comorbidities, pressure ulcer, prevalence, risk factors, BRADEN SCALE, RISK, FEATURES
  • Bursa Uludag University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Rationale, aims, and objectives Pressure ulcers (PUs), which are preventable complications, increase the cost of health care and the risk of prolonged hospital stay, as well as morbidity and mortality. In this study, we aimed to describe the prevalence, clinical features, and risk factors for PUs among hospitalized patients.