Adv Skin Wound Care 2022 May 1. Epub 2022 May 1.
Symone Everett Day, BSN, RN, is Registered Nurse, Suburban Hospital, Bethesda, Maryland, United States. At Johns Hopkins School of Nursing, Baltimore, Maryland, Binu Koirala, PhD, MGS, RN, is Assistant Professor; and Kimberly McIltrot, DNP, CRNP, CWOCN, CNE, FAANP, FAAN, is Assistant Professor and DNP Program Director. The authors have disclosed no financial relationships related to this article. Submitted March 2, 2021; accepted in revised form May 11, 2021.
Objective: To survey the literature to gain insight into nursing facilitators of and barriers to implementation of positioning/turning strategies to prevent hospital-acquired pressure injuries (PIs) in adult critical care patients.
Data Sources: This integrative review surveyed literature across databases including PubMed, CINAHL, Embase, and Cochrane Library, and through hand searching.
Study Selection: Key terms included "pressure ulcer" OR "pressure sore*" OR "pressure injur*" AND "patient positioning" OR "turn" OR "turning" OR "patient repositioning" AND "critical care" OR "intensive care unit*" OR "inpatient*" AND "prevent*. Read More