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Soban LM, Kim L, Yuan AH
Organisational strategies to implement hospital pressure ulcer prevention programmes: findings from a national survey.
The researchers describe the presence and operationalisation of organisational strategies to support implementation of pressure ulcer prevention programmes across acute care hospitals in a large, integrated health-care system. Organisational strategies that support implementation of a pressure ulcer prevention programme (policy, committee, staff education, wound care specialists, and use of performance data) were reported at high level.
Citation: Soban LM, Kim L, Yuan AH . Organisational strategies to implement hospital pressure ulcer prevention programmes: findings from a national survey. J Nurs Manag 2017 Sep;25(6):457-67. doi: 10.1111/jonm.12416.
Keywords: Pressure Ulcers, Prevention, Hospitals, Patient Safety, Implementation, Organizational Change