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Assessing pressure injury risk and prevention using the Braden mobility subscale

Mordiffi, Siti Zubaidah 2013, Assessing pressure injury risk and prevention using the Braden mobility subscale, Ph.D. thesis, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Deakin University.

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Title Assessing pressure injury risk and prevention using the Braden mobility subscale
Author Mordiffi, Siti Zubaidah
Institution Deakin University
School School of Nursing and Midwifery
Faculty Faculty of Health
Degree type Research doctorate
Degree name Ph.D.
Thesis advisor Kent, Bridie
Date submitted 2013-10
Summary  Getting a pressure injury or ulcer whilst in hospital may cause debilitating physical effects, pain or even death. This research found that assessment of mobility alone compares well with the more commonly used and more complex risk assessment scales when used to identify person's risk for developing a pressure sore.
Language eng
Field of Research 111003 Clinical Nursing: Secondary (Acute Care)
Socio Economic Objective 970111-Expanding Knowledge in the Medical and Health Sciences
Description of original 297 p.
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Free to Read? Yes
Persistent URL http://hdl.handle.net/10536/DRO/DU:30067409

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