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Identification of pre-operative and intra-operative variables predictive of pressure ulcer development in patients undergoing urologic surgical procedures.
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PMID:  21067094     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Process    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
This study examined variables predictive of pressure ulcers among patients undergoing urologic surgical procedures. Anesthesia duration and total time of the diastolic blood pressure was less than 50 Hgmm were statistically significant predictors. Dynamic pressure-relieving devices are recommended to reduce incidences of pressure ulcer incidence.
Authors:
Tom Connor; Jennifer A Sledge; Laurel Bryant-Wiersema; Linda Stamm; Patricia Potter
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Urologic nursing     Volume:  30     ISSN:  1053-816X     ISO Abbreviation:  Urol Nurs     Publication Date:    2010 Sep-Oct
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-11-11     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8812256     Medline TA:  Urol Nurs     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  289-95, 305     Citation Subset:  N    
Affiliation:
Perioperative Services, Barnes-Jewish Hospital, St. Louis, MO, USA.
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