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Pressure Ulcer Incidence and Progression in Critically Ill Subjects: Influence of Low Air Loss Mattress Versus a Powered Air Pressure Redistribution Mattress

Black, Joyce; Berke, Christine; Urzendowski, Gail | Journal of Wound, Ostomy and Continence Nursing | 2012

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The primary objective of this study was to compare facility-acquired pressure ulcer incidence and progression of pressure ulcers present on admission in critically ill patients, using 2 different support surfaces.

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Care Settings: Acute Care

Clinical Focus: Pressure Injury Management

Content Type: Journal Articles