Nurses' attitudes towards pressure ulcer prevention in Turkey


Aslan A., Van Giersbergen M.

JOURNAL OF TISSUE VIABILITY, vol.25, no.1, pp.66-73, 2016 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 25 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2016
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.jtv.2015.10.001
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF TISSUE VIABILITY
  • Page Numbers: pp.66-73
  • Keywords: Attitude, Nursing, Pressure ulcer, Prevention, KNOWLEDGE, CARE, PREVALENCE, SAMPLE

Abstract

Background: Pressure ulcers remain a major problem in healthcare systern. Pressure ulcer incidence is widely accepted as an indicator for the quality care. Positive attitudes towards pressure ulcer prevention have positive impacts on preventive care.