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Root cause analysis to identify contributing factors for the development of hospital acquired pressure injuries.

Abela G. Root cause analysis to identify contributing factors for the development of hospital acquired pressure injuries. J Tissue Viability. Epub 2021 Jun 3. doi: 10.1016/j.jtv.2021.04.004.

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July 7, 2021
Abela G. J Tissue Viability. 2021;30(3):339-345.

Hospital-acquired pressure injuries (HAPI) can lead to increase costs and length of stay. Through root cause analysis, this geriatric rehabilitation hospital identified factors that contributed to the development of HAPI in its facility. Recommendations for improvement targeted both system- and human-level factors.

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Abela G. Root cause analysis to identify contributing factors for the development of hospital acquired pressure injuries. J Tissue Viability. Epub 2021 Jun 3. doi: 10.1016/j.jtv.2021.04.004.