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Pressure ulcers: understanding the challenges of promoting quality

Ousey, Karen (2010) Pressure ulcers: understanding the challenges of promoting quality. British journal of nursing, 19 (12 ). pp. 755-760. ISSN 0966-0461

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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.

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: © Mark Allen Group, Reproduced by permission
Subjects: R Medicine > R Medicine (General)
R Medicine > RT Nursing
Schools: School of Human and Health Sciences
School of Human and Health Sciences > Centre for Health and Social Care Research
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Depositing User: Sara Taylor
Date Deposited: 08 Jul 2010 09:12
Last Modified: 07 Jan 2011 11:59
URI: http://eprints.hud.ac.uk/id/eprint/8073

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