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2022 Mar 08

Int J Nurs Stud


Epidemiology and outcome of pressure injuries in critically ill patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: A propensity score adjusted analysis.


Martin-Loeches I, Rose L, Afonso E, Benbenishty J, Blackwood B, Boulanger C, Calvino-Gunther S, Chaboyer W, Coyer F, Llaurado-Serra M, Lin F, Rubulotta F, Williams G, Deschepper M, Francois G, Labeau SO, Blot SI
Int J Nurs Stud. 2022 Mar 08; 129:104222.
PMID: 35344836.


Pressure injuries are a frequent complication in intensive care unit (ICU) patients, especially in those with comorbid conditions such as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Yet no epidemiological data on pressure injuries in critically ill COPD patients are available.