Introduction To Prevention Of Pressure Ulcers
I currently work as a senior staff nurse in the cardiovascular and cardiothoracic ward in a specialist hospital. Possessing an experience of working for five years, a lot of incidents have been observed by me that involve the negligence of the nurses or lack of proper nursing practice. The incidents that reflect the performance of the nurses of my hospital are rising day by day. These are events such as medication errors, complains of the patients, patient falls, pressure ulcer etc. As such, I consider it as my responsibility to identify the problems that are faced by all the nurses throughout their work for the whole day. I am more concerned about the incident of pressure ulcer.
The topic selected for given study is practice development around prevention of pressure ulcers. My hospital is attempting towards ensuring for zero per cent incidences in acquiring pressure ulcers. Although the ward has to a presence of many advanced technologies to prevent pressure ulcers but there is still a presence of 10% to 20% incidences in press