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Adv Wound Care. 1995 May-Jun;8(3):34, 38, 40 passim.

Nurses' knowledge of pressure ulcer prevention, staging, and description.

Abstract

The purpose of this study was to examine registered nurses' (N = 228) knowledge of pressure ulcer prevention, pressure ulcer staging, and wound description. A 47-item, true-false Pressure Ulcer Knowledge Test was developed for he study. Nurses' knowledge was significantly higher the more recently they had heard a lecture or read an article about pressure ulcers. Knowledge scores were not related to educational background, age, or years of work experience.

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