Turkish Validity and Reliability Study of Pressure Ulcer Risk Assessment Scale: Neonatal Braden Q Scale


Baltaci N. Y. , Can N., YALAZ M. , Erol E. K. , Uygur O., TEREK D. , ...More

IZMIR DR BEHCET UZ COCUK HASTANESI DERGISI, vol.10, no.2, pp.94-103, 2020 (Journal Indexed in ESCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 10 Issue: 2
  • Publication Date: 2020
  • Doi Number: 10.5222/buchd.2020.87049
  • Title of Journal : IZMIR DR BEHCET UZ COCUK HASTANESI DERGISI
  • Page Numbers: pp.94-103

Abstract

Objective: Pressure sore is a common care problem in intensive care units which prolongs hospital stay, increases mortality and treatment costs. Validity and reliability study of neonatal Braden Q scale, which is developed for the neonatal period, has yet not performed in our country. The only validity and reliability study for the neonatal period in Turkey was performed for the Newborn Skin Risk Assessment Scale which is currently in use. The aim of this study was to assess the validity and reliability of Turkish Neonatal Braden Q Scale in infants hospitalized firstly in the neonatal intensive care unit.