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Predictive factors for category II pressure ulcers in older patients with hip fractures: a prospective study.

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Summary of "Predictive factors for category II pressure ulcers in older patients with hip fractures: a prospective study."

To identify the incidence of category II or higher hospital-acquired pressure ulcers (HAPU) and significantly associated factors in older patients with hip fractures. PUs are a frequent complication in hip fracture patients, negatively impacting patients' quality of life, the health-care system and society.

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Name: Journal of wound care
ISSN: 0969-0700
Pages: 593-599

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