Predisposing factors for the development of pressure ulcers: comprehension of nursing students.
Objective: to identify the knowledge of nursing students on predisposing to the development of pressure damage; investigate the preventive measures used to reduce the UPP and analyze how they perform patient care with pressure damage. Method: exploratory study, research conducted at the Center for Health Sciences UFPB in February 2013, through the interview technique with 84 students from 6th to 9th semester Graduate Nursing. Results: increased participation was 33.3% 8th period. 90.5% cited friction as a predisposing factor for the pressure damage. Preventive measures predominant position change by 84%. As for nursing care maintenance leaves wrinkle prevailed by 47%. Conclusion: there is an interest among academics in the development of the issue and that there was 100% uniformity in.
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