Literature Review.docx - Running Head Literature Review 1 Literature Review Nazaire Baptiste Grand Canyon University NRS 490 Literature Review 2

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Running Head: Literature Review 1 Literature Review Nazaire Baptiste Grand Canyon University; NRS 490 August 25, 2019
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Literature Review 2 Literature Review Pressure Injury refers to skin injury that is normally caused by some affront pressure, shear, friction or the combination of the three risk factors (Montenegro de Albuquerque, de Melo Buriti Vasconcelos, and Guimarães Oliveira Soares, 2018). Most PI develops on hard body parts causing harm to the encompassing skin and sometimes delicate tissues (Montenegro de Albuquerque et al., 2018). Given the present health care environment, hospital-acquired pressure injuries are the greatest concern for facilities offering long term care and inpatient services. Even though the HAPI’s have proved to affect the facility budget reimbursement, it has stood out as a significant area of preventing and program building (Powers, 2016). Establishing the existing literature on the topic from peer-reviewed articles will be the objective of this paper pointing the emphasis more of the necessary recommendation for future research. To critically analyze the articles for this paper, the research questions of each article were linked to each other where some dealt with interventions or improvements which had significant chances of improving the patients’ outcomes. The author analyzed a total of eight articles to ensure that there was substantive evidence of the factors associated with pressure injuries. Out of the total articles, 25% highlighted the significance of nursing skills in preventions, management, and treatment of pressure injuries. 38% of the articles discussed the prevalence and the incidence
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