Title

Care of the Dying

Presenter Information

Elizabeth JohnsonFollow

Academic Level at Time of Presentation

Senior

Major

Nursing

Minor

N/A

List all Project Mentors & Advisor(s)

Marcia Hobbs

Presentation Format

Poster Presentation

Abstract/Description

Recent studies found that thirty-five percent of hospice patients develop wounds called pressure ulcers. Research was utilized to analyze the effectiveness and frequency of repositioning, a common pressure ulcer prevention practice. Current policy at a hospice house was reviewed and revised based on evidence found in hopes of implementing the best practice relating to repositioning patients at the end-of-life.

Affiliations

Nursing

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Care of the Dying

Recent studies found that thirty-five percent of hospice patients develop wounds called pressure ulcers. Research was utilized to analyze the effectiveness and frequency of repositioning, a common pressure ulcer prevention practice. Current policy at a hospice house was reviewed and revised based on evidence found in hopes of implementing the best practice relating to repositioning patients at the end-of-life.