Prevalance and Risk Factors of Pressure Ulcers in Spinal Cord Injured Patients


Bardak A. N. , Erhan B., Gunduz B., Seyyah O., Borici S. H.

TURKIYE FIZIKSEL TIP VE REHABILITASYON DERGISI-TURKISH JOURNAL OF PHYSICAL MEDICINE AND REHABILITATION, vol.56, no.1, pp.26-29, 2010 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 56 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2010
  • Journal Name: TURKIYE FIZIKSEL TIP VE REHABILITASYON DERGISI-TURKISH JOURNAL OF PHYSICAL MEDICINE AND REHABILITATION
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.26-29

Abstract

Objective Pressure ulcer (PU) is a frequent and important complication seen in patients with spinal cord injury (SCI). PU affects quality of life, and increases length of hospital stay and medical costs. This study aimed to evaluate PU frequency and the related factors in patients with SCI.