International Journal of
Nursing and Midwifery

  • Abbreviation: Int. J. Nurs. Midwifery
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-2456
  • DOI: 10.5897/IJNM
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 204

Table of Content: October 2015; 7(10)

October 2015

Factors influencing nurses' use of risk assessment scale for preventing pressure ulcer among patients in National Orthopaedic Hospital, Enugu State, South Eastern, Nigeria

Preventing pressure ulcer has been a nursing concern for many years. The use of risk assessment scales to predict the development of pressure ulcer before it occurs is essential. This study aimed at examining factors that influence the nurses' use of risk assessment scales for predicting pressure ulcer among patients of National Orthopaedic Hospital, Enugu State, South Eastern Nigeria. Descriptive survey design was...

Author(s): Ingwu Justin Agorye, Ayanor Nonye and Ohaeri Beatrice