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Independent risk factors for pressure ulcer development in a high-risk nursing home population receiving evidence-based pressure ulcer prevention: Results from a study in 26 nursing homes in Belgium
Skin Integrity Research Group (SKINT), University Centre for Nursing and Midwifery, Department of Public Health and Primary Care, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium.
Skin Integrity Research Group (SKINT), University Centre for Nursing and Midwifery, Department of Public Health and Primary Care, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium.
Skin Integrity Research Group (SKINT), University Centre for Nursing and Midwifery, Department of Public Health and Primary Care, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium; Department Health Care, VIVES University College, Roeselare, Belgium.
Skin Integrity Research Group (SKINT), University Centre for Nursing and Midwifery, Department of Public Health and Primary Care, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium; Nursing Department, Ghent University Hospital, Ghent, Belgium.
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2019 (English)In: International Wound Journal, ISSN 1742-4801, E-ISSN 1742-481X, Vol. 16, no 2, p. 325-333Article in journal (Refereed) Published
Abstract [en]

The aim of this study was to identify independent risk factors for pressure ulcer (PU) development in a high-risk nursing home population receiving evidence-based PU prevention. This study was part of a randomised controlled trial examining the (cost-)effectiveness of static air support surfaces compared with alternating pressure air mattresses. The sample consisted of 308 residents at a high risk of PU development (presence of non-blanchable erythema, Braden score ≤ 12 or Braden subscale "mobility" ≤ 2). PU incidence was monitored for 14 days. Demographic variables; functional, physical, and psychological characteristics; and data on skin assessment were collected. Independent risk factors were identified using multiple logistic regression analysis. The overall PU incidence (category II-IV) was 8.4% (n = 26), and 1.9% (n = 6) of the residents developed a deep PU (category III-IV). PUs (category II-IV) were significantly associated with non-blanchable erythema, a lower Braden score, and pressure area-related pain in high-risk residents even if preventive care was provided. These results highlight the need of a systematic risk assessment, including pain assessment and skin observations, in order to determine and tailor preventive care to the needs of high-risk individuals.

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Wiley-Blackwell Publishing Inc., 2019. Vol. 16, no 2, p. 325-333
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High-risk population, nursing home, pressure ulcers, prevention, risk factors
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Nursing Health Care Service and Management, Health Policy and Services and Health Economy
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URN: urn:nbn:se:oru:diva-70119DOI: 10.1111/iwj.13032ISI: 000462632200003PubMedID: 30412652Scopus ID: 2-s2.0-85056321142OAI: oai:DiVA.org:oru-70119DiVA, id: diva2:1262569
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Frontier Medical Group, South Wales, United Kingdom

Available from: 2018-11-12 Created: 2018-11-12 Last updated: 2019-06-19Bibliographically approved

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