Show simple item record

dc.contributor.authorWang, Isabel
dc.contributor.authorWalker, Rachel
dc.contributor.authorGillespie, Brigid
dc.date.accessioned2019-01-25T01:30:23Z
dc.date.available2019-01-25T01:30:23Z
dc.date.issued2018
dc.identifier.issn1837-6304en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10072/382057
dc.description.abstractBackground: Perioperative pressure injury (PI) remains problematic. Five key pressure injury prevention (PIP) strategies were identified according to literature. However, little is known about current perioperative PIP practice in compliance to international guidelines. Methods: This study describes perioperative health care practitioners’ implementation of five key PIP strategies in compliance with international PIP guidelines in a tertiary hospital. This was achieved via observation of the implementation of PIP strategies using a structured data collection tool and skin inspection on postoperative day 2. Results: Seventy-three patients undergoing surgical procedures were recruited. Of these, 36 were identified as at-risk of developing PI based on the Waterlow risk assessment. The number of PIP strategies implemented across the sample ranged from 27 to 49 strategies; and increased according to risk, with high-risk patients receiving more PIP strategies than those patients at moderaterisk, although this finding was statistically non-significant.en_US
dc.description.peerreviewedYesen_US
dc.languageEnglishen_US
dc.publisherCambridge Publishingen_US
dc.publisher.urihttps://www.woundsaustralia.com.au/Web/Resources/Journal/Journal.aspxen_US
dc.relation.ispartofpagefrom24en_US
dc.relation.ispartofpageto33en_US
dc.relation.ispartofissue1en_US
dc.relation.ispartofjournalWound Practice and Researchen_US
dc.relation.ispartofvolume26en_US
dc.subject.fieldofresearchClinical Nursing: Secondary (Acute Care)en_US
dc.subject.fieldofresearchcode111003en_US
dc.titleHow Well Do Perioperative Practitioners Implement Pressure Injury Prevention Guidelines? An Observational Studyen_US
dc.typeJournal articleen_US
dc.type.descriptionC1 - Peer Reviewed (HERDC)en_US
dc.type.codeC - Journal Articlesen_US
dc.description.versionPublisheden_US
gro.facultyGriffith Health, Menzies Health Instituteen_US
gro.rights.copyright© 2018 AWMA. The attached file is reproduced here in accordance with the copyright policy of the publisher. Please refer to the journal's website for access to the definitive, published version.en_US
gro.hasfulltextFull Text


Files in this item

This item appears in the following Collection(s)

  • Journal articles
    Contains articles published by Griffith authors in scholarly journals.

Show simple item record