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Pressure sore survey. Part 3: Locus of control.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  10362985     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
This is the third in a three-part article which investigates the prevalence, knowledge and attitudes to pressure sores in one NHS trust. This study describes the methodology used in choosing and developing attitude scales to explore whether there are any relationships between the locus of control and pressure sore prevention. Factors to do with attitude and the value associated with pressure sore prevention have a central role. Attitudes and beliefs affect what we do and may contribute to pressure sore development.
Authors:
M Maylor; C Torrance
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of wound care     Volume:  8     ISSN:  0969-0700     ISO Abbreviation:  J Wound Care     Publication Date:  1999 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2000-07-13     Completed Date:  2000-07-13     Revised Date:  2005-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9417080     Medline TA:  J Wound Care     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  101-5     Citation Subset:  N    
Affiliation:
Pembrokeshire and Derwen NHS Trust, Haverfordwest, UK.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Attitude of Health Personnel*
Health Knowledge, Attitudes, Practice*
Humans
Internal-External Control*
Nursing Audit
Nursing Methodology Research
Nursing Staff / education,  psychology*
Pressure Ulcer / nursing*,  prevention & control*
Professional Autonomy
Questionnaires
Self Efficacy

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