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However, the area of opportunity that highly contributes to the acquisition of hospital pressure ulcer is the intrinsic factor which tends to originate from the patient’s life. In many healthcare facilities, patients who are always on wheelchairs tend to develop pressure ulcers as a result of reduced mobility, minimal activities, and limited sensory perception (Coleman et al ., 2013). It is evident that patients who have limited mobility have a challenge in changing their bed position on their own, thus, they are likely acquire pressure ulcer which has resulted from pressure applications without incidence. Also, with insufficient intake of nutrients and other essential liquids such as water, fundamental changes often occur in bowel and bladder which alters their normal functioning, thus,
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CAUSE AND EFFECT OF HOSPITAL ACQUIRED PRESSURE ULCER 3 contributing to the development of pressure ulcers (Bernstein and Munoz, 2014). In addition, as a result of hospitalization, aged patients have high chances of developing pressure ulcer since their cells are highly reactive to the healthcare equipment that might be used in treatment purposes (Posthauer et al ., 2015).
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CAUSE AND EFFECT OF HOSPITAL ACQUIRED PRESSURE ULCER 4 5 WHY’S \\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\ Why is it happening? Define the Problem: How to prevent hospital-acquired pressure ulcer on a medical- surgical unit. Why does HOSPITAL acquire PRESSURE ULCERS occur?
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