Pressure Sores Care: An Explorative Study of Nurse's Knowledge and Practice Working in a Tertiary Care Hospital, Aga Khan University Hospital Karachi

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http://hdl.handle.net/10755/148828
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Presentation
Title:
Pressure Sores Care: An Explorative Study of Nurse's Knowledge and Practice Working in a Tertiary Care Hospital, Aga Khan University Hospital Karachi
Abstract:
Pressure Sores Care: An Explorative Study of Nurse's Knowledge and Practice Working in a Tertiary Care Hospital, Aga Khan University Hospital Karachi
Conference Sponsor:Sigma Theta Tau International
Conference Year:2007
Author:Alwani, Deenar Aziz, RN, BScN
P.I. Institution Name:Aga Khan University Hospital
Title:Clinical Nurse Specialist
[Clinical session research presentation] Pressure sores occur as a result of multiple factors which includes pressures, friction, and shearing forces Kaltenhaler et al (2001).The objectives of this study was to explore nurses' knowledge, attitude and practice related to pressure sore prevention and treatment and to evaluate nurses practices and compliance to preventive skin care policy at AKUH. Pressure ulcer is one of the major health care problems in health care industry. It not only increases patient length of stay and financial burden on health care agencies but is also source of distress for patient as well as care givers. The findings of this study will help Nurses to launch and implement better strategies to prevent pressure sores. This will promote a culture of patients safety and improve health related out comes at a Tertiary Care University Hospital, Karachi, Pakistan.
Repository Posting Date:
26-Oct-2011
Date of Publication:
17-Oct-2011
Sponsors:
Sigma Theta Tau International

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dc.typePresentationen_GB
dc.titlePressure Sores Care: An Explorative Study of Nurse's Knowledge and Practice Working in a Tertiary Care Hospital, Aga Khan University Hospital Karachien_GB
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10755/148828-
dc.description.abstract<table><tr><td colspan="2" class="item-title">Pressure Sores Care: An Explorative Study of Nurse's Knowledge and Practice Working in a Tertiary Care Hospital, Aga Khan University Hospital Karachi</td></tr><tr class="item-sponsor"><td class="label">Conference Sponsor:</td><td class="value">Sigma Theta Tau International</td></tr><tr class="item-year"><td class="label">Conference Year:</td><td class="value">2007</td></tr><tr class="item-author"><td class="label">Author:</td><td class="value">Alwani, Deenar Aziz, RN, BScN</td></tr><tr class="item-institute"><td class="label">P.I. Institution Name:</td><td class="value">Aga Khan University Hospital</td></tr><tr class="item-author-title"><td class="label">Title:</td><td class="value">Clinical Nurse Specialist</td></tr><tr class="item-email"><td class="label">Email:</td><td class="value">deenar.alwani@aku.edu</td></tr><tr><td colspan="2" class="item-abstract">[Clinical session research presentation] Pressure sores occur as a result of multiple factors which includes pressures, friction, and shearing forces Kaltenhaler et al (2001).The objectives of this study was to explore nurses' knowledge, attitude and practice related to pressure sore prevention and treatment and to evaluate nurses practices and compliance to preventive skin care policy at AKUH. Pressure ulcer is one of the major health care problems in health care industry. It not only increases patient length of stay and financial burden on health care agencies but is also source of distress for patient as well as care givers. The findings of this study will help Nurses to launch and implement better strategies to prevent pressure sores. This will promote a culture of patients safety and improve health related out comes at a Tertiary Care University Hospital, Karachi, Pakistan.</td></tr></table>en_GB
dc.date.available2011-10-26T09:51:20Z-
dc.date.issued2011-10-17en_GB
dc.date.accessioned2011-10-26T09:51:20Z-
dc.description.sponsorshipSigma Theta Tau Internationalen_GB
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