The purpose of this study was to determine the effectiveness of a multilayered polyurethane foam dressing applied within 24 hours of hospital admission compared with standard preventive pressure injury (PI) care in reducing sacral PI occurrence in older patients with hip fractures.

Effectiveness of Multilayered Polyurethane Foam Dressings to Prevent Hospital-Acquired Sacral Pressure Injuries in Patients With Hip Fracture: A Randomized Controlled Trial

Gazineo, Domenica;Chiari, Paolo;Ambrosi, Elisa
2020-01-01

Abstract

The purpose of this study was to determine the effectiveness of a multilayered polyurethane foam dressing applied within 24 hours of hospital admission compared with standard preventive pressure injury (PI) care in reducing sacral PI occurrence in older patients with hip fractures.
2020
Hip fractures, Multilayered polyurethane foam dressings, Older adults, Pressure injury, Pressure ulcer, Prevention, Randomized controlled trialal
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