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Death from Pressure Ulcer

Wissing, Vicki MSN, RN

AJN The American Journal of Nursing: May 2009 - Volume 109 - Issue 5 - p 13
doi: 10.1097/01.NAJ.0000351483.69111.41

Shreveport, LA

In my 30 years of reading nursing journals, I've never been as affected by an article as I was by "Dying with a Stage IV Pressure Ulcer," by Jeanie S. Kayser-Jones, Renée L. Beard, and Tara J. Sharpp (January). This article brought nursing research alive.

I have incorporated this article into a bachelor of science in nursing (BSN) class on culture and ethics that I teach. I strongly encourage all educators to make this article mandatory reading for their nursing students.

Vicki Wissing, MSN, RN

Shreveport, LA

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