10 Dec Instrumentos de monitorización clínica y medida de la cicatrización en úlceras por presión y úlceras de la extremidad inferior. Desarrollo y. Las úlceras por presión (UPP) se asocian a una mayor morbi-mortalidad de los pacientes, por ello son de gran importancia todas las medidas de prevención. 12 Jul Las úlceras por presión son llagas en la piel causadas por estar en una silla o cama durante la mayor parte del día y la noche. Las úlceras por.
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Get Access Get Access. No association was found between age, gender, diagnosis and presence of ulcer. Thus, all prevention measures are very important.
Sociodemographic data, cause of admission, patients with PU, its location and grade and care applied were also prssion. Method This descriptive study analysed the risk of developing PU in 91 critical patients with a stay greater than 3 days. El grado de riesgo obtenido en la escala de Waterlow fue: Pressure ulcers PU are associated to greater patient morbidity and mortality.
Results Risk grade obtained on the Waterlow scale was: Conclusions Most of the studied patients had high risk of developing PU. To measure the risk the Waterlow scale modified by Weststrate inpreslon included 14 risk factors, was used.
The low incidence of ulcers obtained in this study allows us to consider appropriate the protocol of care. In order to establish the appropriate care early, the first measure is the identification of patients at risk of developing PU, using specific scales. Key words Pressure sores. Objectives 1 to assess the risk of developing PU in the patients admitted in an Intensive Care Unit ICUusing the Waterlow scale; 2 to identify patients with PU and to analyse the possible relationship between them and the measured risk; 3 to analyse the preventive care received by patients for its prevention.
Cuidados de enfermería en el tratamiento de las úlceras por presión
Regarding the daily care applied to patients, the following results were obtained: Thirteen patients had ulcer, in 10 of them it was present on admission. This descriptive study analysed the risk of developing PU in 91 critical patients with a stay greater than 3 days.
Úlceras por presión
The patients who had an ulcer were at risk of developing it.