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Schlüer and colleagues conducted a multicenter point prevalence study of paediatric pressure ulcers in neonatal intensive care units, paediatric medical and surgical wards, and rehabilitation care settings in four hospitals in Switzerland. The investigators used a convenience sample comprising neonates (including premature infants) and children aged 24 hours to 17 years. They used the European Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel guidelines and the Braden scale (adult-based) for direct and systematic skin evaluations.
A pressure ulcer prevalence of 27.7% was found in the study sample. By setting, 85% of neonatal intensive care unit, 70% of …
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