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Journal of Nursing Care Quality:
doi: 10.1097/NCQ.0b013e3182a71d43
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Development and Pilot Testing of a Patient-Participatory Pressure Ulcer Prevention Care Bundle

Gillespie, Brigid M. PhD, RN; Chaboyer, Wendy PhD, RN; Sykes, Mark MBus, BPsych (Hons); O'Brien, Jennifer BN, RN; Brandis, Susan B Bus (Health Admin), B Occ Thy

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Abstract

This study developed and piloted a patient-centered pressure ulcer prevention care bundle for adult hospitalized patients to promote patient participation in prevention. The care bundle had 3 core messages: (1) keep moving, (2) care for your skin, and (3) ensure a good diet. A brief video, combined brochure/checklist, and poster were developed as training resources. Patient evaluation identified benefits of the care bundle; however, the combined checklist/brochure was rarely used.

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