Prevalence of Pressure Ulcers and its Relative Distribution among Hospitalized Patients in Tertiary Care Hospitals of Lahore.
Author(s): Muhammad Jabar, Hafiz Muddassir Riaz, Sajjad Ali Sajjad*, Arif Ali Rana, Irfan Ahmad and Sidra Khalid
Background: Pressure ulcer also known as bed sore is an area of localized damage to the skin and/or underlying tissue usually over a bony prominence as a result of pressure combined with shear and it has long been recognized as a major cause of morbidity, mortality and health care burden globally. Objective: Objective of the study is to find the prevalence of pressure ulcers in tertiary care hospitals of Lahore. Study design: Cross-sectional study design. Settings: Tertiary care hospitals of Lahore. Duration: Four months from August 2019 to November 2019. Methodology: Data was collected from 382.. Read More»