Frequency and risk factors of pressure injuries in clinical settings of affiliated to Tabriz University of Medical Sciences


Aghazadeh A., Lotfi M., ASGARPOUR H. , Khajehgoodari M., Nobakht A.

NURSING OPEN, 2020 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume:
  • Publication Date: 2020
  • Doi Number: 10.1002/nop2.685
  • Title of Journal : NURSING OPEN
  • Keywords: Braden scale, nurses, nursing, pressure injuries, risk factors, INTENSIVE-CARE UNITS, ULCER, PREVENTION

Abstract

Aim: Pressure injuries are considered a common and costly problem in the care of patients. Prevention and identification of risk factors for pressure injuries are very important due to the high cost of treatment and the adverse consequences of pressure injuries. This study aimed to assess the prevalence of pressure injuries and its risk factors in clinical settings of affiliated to Tabriz University of Medical Sciences.