Two Methods for Turning and Positioning and the Effect on Pressure Ulcer Development: A Comparison Cohort Study.

Citation data:

Journal of wound, ostomy, and continence nursing : official publication of The Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nurses Society, ISSN: 1528-3976, Vol: 43, Issue: 1, Page: 46-50

Publication Year:
2016
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Repository URL:
http://researchrepository.parkviewhealth.org/nursing-articles/5
PMID:
26727682
DOI:
10.1097/won.0000000000000198
Author(s):
Powers, Jan
Publisher(s):
Ovid Technologies (Wolters Kluwer Health)
Tags:
Nursing; pressure ulcer prevention; patient positioning; Critical Care Nursing
article description
We evaluated 2 methods for patient positioning on the development of pressure ulcers; specifically, standard of care (SOC) using pillows versus a patient positioning system (PPS). The study also compared turning effectiveness as well as nursing resources related to patient positioning and nursing injuries.