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Achieving consensus in pressure ulcer reporting.
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PMID:  22704905     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Pressure ulcers are considered to be a key quality indicator and healthcare providers in England are required to report local pressure ulcer rates. However, there is a lack of standardisation in reporting due to lack of national guidance. The Tissue Viability Society has sought to develop consensus amongst all concerned parties on the most useful and robust methods of data collection. This document has been developed following a consensus meeting and consultation with the majority of Tissue Viability Nurses across England and provides guidance on reporting pressure ulcer rates. It is intended for use all organisations that are involved in the reporting of pressure ulcers. It represents the consensus view of a large number of Tissue Viability Nurses from across England and we recommend its adoption.
Authors:
Carol Dealey; Tina Chambers; Pauline Beldon; Maureen Benbow; Jacqui Fletcher; Sian Fumarola; Heidi Guy; Jane Nixon; Juliet Price; Kate Purser; Nikki Stubbs; Louisa Way; Karen Weafer;
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2012-6-15
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of tissue viability     Volume:  -     ISSN:  0965-206X     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2012 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-6-18     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9306822     Medline TA:  J Tissue Viability     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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Copyright © 2012 Tissue Viability Society. Published by Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.
Affiliation:
University Hospital Birmingham NHS FT, Queen Elizabeth Medical Centre, Birmingham, United Kingdom.
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