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Medical device-related pressure ulcers: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

Jackson D, Sarki AM, Betteridge R, et al. Medical device-related pressure ulcers: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Int J Nurs Stud. 2019;92:109-120. doi:10.1016/j.ijnurstu.2019.02.006.

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March 6, 2019
Jackson D, Sarki AM, Betteridge R, et al. Int J Nurs Stud. 2019;92:109-120.

Hospital-acquired pressure ulcers are considered never events and represent a significant source of patient harm. This systematic review and meta-analysis found a pooled incidence of 12% for pressure injuries related to the use of medical devices.

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Jackson D, Sarki AM, Betteridge R, et al. Medical device-related pressure ulcers: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Int J Nurs Stud. 2019;92:109-120. doi:10.1016/j.ijnurstu.2019.02.006.