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Name: Wound management & prevention
Pressure Injuries Treated With Anodal and Cathodal High-voltage Electrical Stimulation: the Effect on Blood Serum Concentration of Cytokines and Growth Factors in Patients With Neurological Injuries. A Randomized Clinical Study.
It remains unclear whether electrical currents can affect biological factors that determine chronic wound healing in humans.
Pressure injuries (PIs) have now become a common complication of the elderly patients. Some studies have observed that pressure injuries may increase mortality, but this area of evidence has not been ...
To identify factors associated with do-not-resuscitate (DNR) status in critically ill patients infected with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) admitted to the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) in the era of ...
To evaluate the association of nutritional status and protein intake with the clinical outcomes of critically ill patients receiving enteral nutrition therapy in an intensive care unit.
Hospital-acquired pressure injuries are a patient safety concern and can be costly for health care organizations. A multidisciplinary team of senior leaders, managers, nurses, and educators from depar...
The Aim of Study is Translate and Adapt the Visual Analog Scale Foot and Ankle (VAS-FA) Instrument Into Turkish and Psycho-metrically Test Its Reliability and Validity Among Patients Who Had Foot and Ankle Disorders or Surgery
There have previously been no validated a specific foot and ankle patient-reported outcome measures in Turkish. The Visual Analogue Scale Foot and Ankle (VAS-FA) will translated and adapte...
This study evaluates the overall cardiovascular risk status and best predictors of optimal metabolic control of Turkish adult patients with diabetes mellitus.
Collapsibility (CI-IVC), distensibility (dIVC) and delta (ΔIVC) indices, which are dynamic measures of inferior vena cava (IVC) diameter, are used to assess the intravascular volume statu...
The presence of pressure injuries has been considered a quality indicator of health care services and efforts has been made to develop guidelines to prevent this issue. Intensive care unit...
The purpose of the research is to determine whether there are similar patterns of genes being turned on and/or turned off among people with healing and non-healing wounds.
A type of massage in which finger pressure on specific body sites is used to promote healing, relieve fatigue, etc. Although the anatomical locations are the same as the ACUPUNCTURE POINTS used in ACUPUNCTURE THERAPY (hence acu-), no needle or other acupuncture technique is employed in acupressure. (From Random House Unabridged Dictionary, 2d ed). Shiatsu is a modern outgrowth that focuses more on prevention than healing.
The pressure within the CARDIAC ATRIUM. It can be measured directly by using a pressure catheter (see HEART CATHETERIZATION). It can be also estimated using various imaging techniques or other pressure readings such as PULMONARY CAPILLARY WEDGE PRESSURE (an estimate of left atrial pressure) and CENTRAL VENOUS PRESSURE (an estimate of right atrial pressure).
Registered nurses with graduate degrees in nursing who provide care to pediatric patients who are acutely or critically ill.
A quality-of-life scale developed in the United States in 1972 as a measure of health status or dysfunction generated by a disease. It is a behaviorally based questionnaire for patients and addresses activities such as sleep and rest, mobility, recreation, home management, emotional behavior, social interaction, and the like. It measures the patient's perceived health status and is sensitive enough to detect changes or differences in health status occurring over time or between groups. (From Medical Care, vol.xix, no.8, August 1981, p.787-805)
A nursing specialty that deals specifically with the care of patients who are critically ill.
Complementary and Alternative Medicine
Alternative medicine are whole medical systems that did not fit with conventional medicine as they have completely different philosophies and ideas on the causes of disease, methods of diagnosis and approaches to treatment. Although often overlapping, co...