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Decreasing the prevalence of pressure ulcers using agency standards.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  8717934     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Home care patients either have or are at high risk for pressure ulcers. This article describes the outcome of a study that examined the effects of pressure ulcer prevention and treatment standards on the prevalence rate of a home healthcare agency's client caseload. Implications for practice and further research also are discussed.
Authors:
D S Hanson; D Langemo; B Olson; S Hunter; C Burd
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Home healthcare nurse     Volume:  14     ISSN:  0884-741X     ISO Abbreviation:  Home Healthc Nurse     Publication Date:  1996 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1996-09-26     Completed Date:  1996-09-26     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8403379     Medline TA:  Home Healthc Nurse     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  525-31     Citation Subset:  N    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adolescent
Adult
Aged
Aged, 80 and over
Home Care Agencies
Home Care Services, Hospital-Based*
Humans
Middle Aged
Nursing Audit
Outcome and Process Assessment (Health Care)
Patient Care Planning / standards*
Pressure Ulcer / prevention & control*
Prevalence

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