Wound Care Management: impact on outcomes of nursing care

Roberto Latina, Alessandro Sili, Roberto Latina, Giulia Venturini, Guido Scotti, Jacopo Fiorini, Roberto Cresta

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METHOD: Observational study, divided into phases, through the analysis of 301nursing records of patients either admitted to the hospital with ulcer pressure at theadmission or grown later. Among the nursing records, 151 have been analyzed directlyin the wards and 150 are referred to the triennium 2010-2012 and have been tracedin a computerized version. RESULTS: The nursing records concerning the ulcer pressure is completed in 4%average. The Push Tool and Braden scale are respectively present in 6% and 86% ofthe nursing records analyzed. The treatment are correct in the 80% of the cases. Theclinic outcome is stable in 68% of the cases and in the 13% is registered an enhancement.CONCLUSIONS: The study underlined an increase of the nursing documentation,although not completed caused by the absence of the Push Tool scale. It has beenregistered an enhancement of the clinic outcome in the five years and a better perti- nence in the treatment of the ulcers pressure. However is evident the necessity ofincreasing education courses on the ulcers pressure
Lingua originaleItalian
pagine (da-a)214-224
Numero di pagine11
RivistaProfessioni infermieristiche
Stato di pubblicazionePublished - 2016

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