Prevention of Pressure Ulcers in the Intensive Care Unit A Randomized Trial of 2 Viscoelastic Foam Support Surfaces


Ozyurek P., Yavuz M.

CLINICAL NURSE SPECIALIST, vol.29, no.4, pp.210-217, 2015 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 29 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Doi Number: 10.1097/nur.0000000000000136
  • Title of Journal : CLINICAL NURSE SPECIALIST
  • Page Numbers: pp.210-217
  • Keywords: Braden Risk Assessment Scale, intensive care unit, pressure ulcer, randomization, risk factors, viscoelastic foam support surface, SUPPORT-SURFACES, COST-EFFECTIVENESS, TRIAL, RISK, MANAGEMENT, MATTRESSES, SORES

Abstract

Aims and objectives: The aim of this study is to compare whether differences exist between 2 viscoelastic foam support surfaces in the development of new pressure ulcers.