Pressure ulcers

Understanding the challenges of promoting quality

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Abstract

Pressure ulcers affect quality of life and general wellbeing, and create significant difficulties for patients, their carers and families. Pressure ulcers are associated with morbidity and mortality, and prove costly for healthcare providers. This article identifies the Government's quality agenda and the importance of maintaining, developing and delivering quality care for the prevention of pressure ulceration.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)755-760
Number of pages6
JournalBritish Journal of Nursing
Volume19
Issue number12
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jun 2010

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Pressure Ulcer
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Quality of Life
Morbidity
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Mortality

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