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Nurs Manage. 1998 Jul;29(7):41-5.

Predicting and preventing pressure ulcers in adults.

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  • 1Neurosurgical Unit, University Hospitals and Clinics, Columbia, Mo., USA.

Abstract

Advanced practice nurses and staff nurse skin-care team members provided the necessary expertise and information to integrate AHCPR recommendations in a protocol for patients at risk for skin impairment. Regular practice monitoring and education regarding skin management have proven to be successful strategies. A skin-impairment management protocol is provided.

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9807451
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