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adequately turning patients every 2-3 hours, to develop sufficient knowledge for management and prevention of pressure ulcers. Comparison Intervention- Nurses without sufficient knowledge and current standard preventionpractices. Outcome-Reduction of pressure ulcers to patients admitted to hospital. Time-Will see decrease in prevalence scores within three months of implementationPICOT Statement- Does implementing decreased bed-linen and adequate turning every 2-3 hours prevent pressure injury in the hospitalized patients on a medical-surgical unit?References
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