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Tracey L. Yap, PhD, RN, CNE, WCC, FGSA, FAAN, Duke University School of Nursing, Durham, North Carolina, United States. Susan D. Horn, PhD, University of Utah School of Medicine, Salt Lake City, Utah. Phoebe D. Sharkey, PhD, Loyola University Maryland, Baltimore. Tianyu Zheng, MS, University of Utah Department of Population Health Sciences, Salt Lake City. Nancy Bergstrom, PhD, RN, FAAN, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston School of Nursing. Cathleen Colon-Emeric, MD, Duke University School of Medicine. Valerie K. Sabol, PhD, MBA, ACNP, GNP, FAANP, FAAN, Duke University School of Nursing. Jenny Alderden, PhD, APRN, University of Utah College of Nursing. Winston Yap, MD, Carroll County Memorial Hospital, Carrollton, Kentucky. Susan M. Kennerly, PhD, RN, CNE, WCC, FAAN, East Carolina University College of Nursing, Greenville, North Carolina. Acknowledgments: The authors thank Judith Hayes, PhD, RN, and Elizabeth Flint, PhD, for editorial assistance. This project was funded by the National Institutes of Health, National Institute of Nursing Research (R01NR016001) Yap, PI. The content is solely the responsibility of the authors and does not necessarily represent the official views of the National Institutes of Health. The authors have disclosed no other financial relationships related to this article. Submitted December 5, 2021; accepted December 23, 2021.
Objective: To investigate the clinical effectiveness of three repositioning intervals (2-, 3-, or 4-hour intervals) without compromising pressure injury (PI) incidence.
Methods: An embedded pragmatic cluster randomized controlled trial was conducted in nine nursing homes (NH) that were randomly assigned to one of three repositioning intervals. Baseline and 4-week intervention data were provided. Read More