University Centre forNursing and Midwifery

Pressure Ulcers

projects

project duration: 01/04/2016 - 01/04/2017
Development and psychometric validation of PUKAT 2·0: a knowledge assessment tool for pressure ulcer prevention.
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project duration: 01/01/2017 - 01/12/2018
Prevention of pressure ulcers with a static air support surface: A systematic review.
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project duration: 15/09/2018 - 15/06/2019
Clinical test: the use of a fully automatic constant low pressure system (CuroCell A4 CX20) in the prevention and treatment of pressure ulcers in a nursing home population
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project duration: 14/01/2019 - 15/10/2019
The use of a fully automated pulsating support system (CuroCell® A4 CX20) in pressure ulcer prevention and treatment: a clinical test in 10 Belgian nursing homes

The primary objective was to study pressure ulcer (PU) category II-IV (including suspected deep tissue injury and unstageable PUs) cumulative incidence and PU category III-IV wound evolution in the sacral area (including sacrum, ischium and ilium) of nursing home residents in a 30-day observation period, associated with the use of the fully automated pulsating support system Curocell® A4 CX20.

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