Use of a comprehensive pressure ulcer prevention program to reduce the incidence of hospital-acquired pressure ulcers in an intensive care unit setting

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Rachel Culpepper, RN, BSN, CCRN, Eskenazi Health
Christina Dunn, RN, BSN, Eskenazi Health

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Abstract

To assess the effectiveness of a formal, year-long HAPU prevention program in the adult intensive care unit (ICU) of our hospital, with a goal of achieving at least a 50% reduction in 2013, compared with 2011.

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