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:: Volume 10, Issue 34 (6-2022) ::
NPWJM 2022, 10(34): 40-49 Back to browse issues page
Analysis of the concept of pressure ulcer care in home care patients with Walker and Avants approach
Saeed Ghasemi , Hosein Mahmoudi
Trauma Research Center, Nursing Faculty, Baqiyatallah University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, IR Iran
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Introduction: pressure ulcer is one of the important clinical issues related to service quality and patient safety that occurs in all different health care settings. The aim of this study was to clarify and analyze the concept of pressure ulcer care in the elderly.

Methods: This study used the Walker and Avants approach to develop the concept of pressure ulcer care. This approach is one of the methods of conceptualization that helps to develop the theory. Search studies were conducted in Google Scholar databases and search SID, Magiran, Iran Medex, Scopus Sciences, PubMed between 2000 until 2021.

Findings: The analysis of related studies shows that the concept of pressure ulcer care is a complex process between the treatment team and health care professionals that is the form of interdisciplinary communication by sharing information, having a common goal, participation, and Correct decision according to the patient's prognosis, degree and type of wound, quality of life and treatment costs together to achieve the best and most effective outcome for the patient. And its features include interdisciplinary and professional communication, continuous care, effective and cost-effective treatment, and team members' efforts for the best decision therapy and is synonymous with terms such as rehabilitation and recovery.

Conclusion: the concept of pressure ulcer care in the elderly can help the care team to better understand this concept and the care features and interventions required for wound healing in the elderly. And educational, research and clinical environments to promote care in the elderly.
Article number: 5
Keywords: Home Care – pressure ulcer - Wound Care - Concept Analysis
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Type of Study: Applicable | Subject: Special
Received: 2022/05/25 | Accepted: 2022/07/8 | Published: 2022/07/18
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ghasemi S, Mahmoudi H. Analysis of the concept of pressure ulcer care in home care patients with Walker and Avants approach. NPWJM 2022; 10 (34) : 5
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