10 Dec Instrumentos de monitorización clínica y medida de la cicatrización en úlceras por presión y úlceras de la extremidad inferior. Desarrollo y. Las úlceras por presión (UPP) se asocian a una mayor morbi-mortalidad de los pacientes, por ello son de gran importancia todas las medidas de prevención. 12 Jul Las úlceras por presión son llagas en la piel causadas por estar en una silla o cama durante la mayor parte del día y la noche. Las úlceras por.
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Sociodemographic data, cause of admission, patients with PU, its location and grade and care applied were also collected. In order to establish the appropriate care early, the first measure is the identification of patients at risk of developing PU, using specific scales. Objectives 1 to assess the risk of developing PU in the patients admitted in an Intensive Care Unit ICUusing the Waterlow scale; 2 to identify patients with PU and to analyse the possible relationship between them and the measured risk; 3 to analyse the preventive care received by patients presoon its prevention.
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Thirteen patients had ulcer, in 10 of them it was present on admission. Regarding the daily care applied to patients, the following results were obtained: Most of the studied patients had high risk of developing PU.
Get Access Get Access. Results Risk grade obtained on the Waterlow scale was: This descriptive study analysed the risk of developing PU ulxera 91 critical patients with a stay greater than 3 days.
Úlceras por presión
To measure the risk the Waterlow scale modified by Weststrate inthat included 14 risk factors, was used. The patients who had an ulcer were at risk of developing it.
Cuidados de enfermería en el tratamiento de las úlceras por presión
Their score obtained on the scale was risk in 2 patients, high risk in 5 and very high risk in the remaining 6. Key words Pressure sores. Risk grade obtained on the Waterlow scale was: Con respecto a los cuidados aplicados diariamente se obtuvo que: The low incidence of ulcers obtained in this study pr us to consider appropriate the protocol ulcra care.
Thus, all prevention measures are very important. Abstract Pressure ulcers PU are associated to greater patient morbidity and mortality.
Pressure ulcers PU are associated to greater patient morbidity and mortality.