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Journal of Nursing Care Quality:
doi: 10.1097/NCQ.0b013e3182a79ca9
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Using Conformational Positioning to Reduce Hospital-Acquired Pressure Ulcers

Brennan, Mary R. MBA, RN, CWON; Laconti, Donna BSN, RN, CCRN; Gilchrist, Renee BSN, RN

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Abstract

Prevention of pressure ulcers is an ongoing concern. This article reports on the evaluation and usage of a new positioning device that adapts to the contours of the body and led to a decrease in the incidence of nosocomial pressure ulcers in a cardiothoracic intensive care unit.

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