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2020 Jan

Int J Nurs Stud


Patient involvement in pressure ulcer prevention and adherence to prevention strategies: An integrative review.


Ledger L, Worsley P, Hope J, Schoonhoven L
Int J Nurs Stud. 2020 Jan; 101:103449.
PMID: 31706155.


Chronic wounds including pressure ulcers represent a significant burden to patients and healthcare providers. Increasingly patients are required to self-manage their care but patient adherence to prevention strategies is a significant clinical challenge. It is important to increase understanding of the factors affecting patients' ability and willingness to follow pressure ulcer prevention interventions.