K Vanderwee

Summary

Affiliation: Ghent University
Country: Belgium

Publications

  1. ncbi Effectiveness of an alternating pressure air mattress for the prevention of pressure ulcers
    Katrien Vanderwee
    Nursing Science, Department of Public Health, Ghent University, UZ 2 Blok A, De Pintelaan 185, B 9000 Gent
    Age Ageing 34:261-7. 2005
  2. doi Assessing the adequacy of pressure ulcer prevention in hospitals: a nationwide prevalence survey
    Katrien Vanderwee
    Nursing Science, Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Ghent University, UZ Blok A 2nd floor, De Pintelaan 185, Gent 9000, Belgium
    BMJ Qual Saf 20:260-7. 2011
  3. ncbi The reliability of two observation methods of nonblanchable erythema, Grade 1 pressure ulcer
    Katrien Vanderwee
    Nursing Science, Ghent University, B 9000 Gent, Belgium
    Appl Nurs Res 19:156-62. 2006
  4. ncbi The identification of older nursing home residents vulnerable for deterioration of grade 1 pressure ulcers
    Katrien Vanderwee
    Nursing Science, Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    J Clin Nurs 18:3050-8. 2009
  5. doi Malnutrition and nutritional care practices in hospital wards for older people
    Katrien Vanderwee
    Nursing Science Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Ghent University, Belgium
    J Adv Nurs 67:736-46. 2011
  6. ncbi Alternating pressure air mattresses as prevention for pressure ulcers: a literature review
    Katrien Vanderwee
    Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Ghent University, UZ 2 Blok A, De Pintelaan 185, B 9000 Gent, Belgium
    Int J Nurs Stud 45:784-801. 2008
  7. ncbi Pressure ulcer prevalence in Europe: a pilot study
    Katrien Vanderwee
    Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    J Eval Clin Pract 13:227-35. 2007
  8. ncbi Non-blanchable erythema as an indicator for the need for pressure ulcer prevention: a randomized-controlled trial
    Katrien Vanderwee
    Nursing Science, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    J Clin Nurs 16:325-35. 2007
  9. ncbi Effectiveness of turning with unequal time intervals on the incidence of pressure ulcer lesions
    K Vanderwee
    Epidemiology and Statistics, Ghent University, Gent, Belgium
    J Adv Nurs 57:59-68. 2007
  10. ncbi Malnutrition and associated factors in elderly hospital patients: a Belgian cross-sectional, multi-centre study
    Katrien Vanderwee
    Nursing Science, Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Ghent University, Belgium
    Clin Nutr 29:469-76. 2010

Detail Information

Publications16

  1. ncbi Effectiveness of an alternating pressure air mattress for the prevention of pressure ulcers
    Katrien Vanderwee
    Nursing Science, Department of Public Health, Ghent University, UZ 2 Blok A, De Pintelaan 185, B 9000 Gent
    Age Ageing 34:261-7. 2005
    ..studies of the effectiveness of alternating pressure air mattresses (APAMs) for the prevention of pressure ulcers are scarce and in conflict...
  2. doi Assessing the adequacy of pressure ulcer prevention in hospitals: a nationwide prevalence survey
    Katrien Vanderwee
    Nursing Science, Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Ghent University, UZ Blok A 2nd floor, De Pintelaan 185, Gent 9000, Belgium
    BMJ Qual Saf 20:260-7. 2011
    ..No large-scale data, based on direct patient observations, are available regarding the pressure ulcer preventive interventions used in hospitals...
  3. ncbi The reliability of two observation methods of nonblanchable erythema, Grade 1 pressure ulcer
    Katrien Vanderwee
    Nursing Science, Ghent University, B 9000 Gent, Belgium
    Appl Nurs Res 19:156-62. 2006
    ..Educational level and years of nursing experience did not seem to influence interrater reliability...
  4. ncbi The identification of older nursing home residents vulnerable for deterioration of grade 1 pressure ulcers
    Katrien Vanderwee
    Nursing Science, Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    J Clin Nurs 18:3050-8. 2009
    ..The objective of this study was to identify prognostic factors associated with the development of pressure ulcer lesions (grade 2-4) in nursing home patients with non-blanchable erythema...
  5. doi Malnutrition and nutritional care practices in hospital wards for older people
    Katrien Vanderwee
    Nursing Science Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Ghent University, Belgium
    J Adv Nurs 67:736-46. 2011
    ....
  6. ncbi Alternating pressure air mattresses as prevention for pressure ulcers: a literature review
    Katrien Vanderwee
    Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Ghent University, UZ 2 Blok A, De Pintelaan 185, B 9000 Gent, Belgium
    Int J Nurs Stud 45:784-801. 2008
    ..The purpose of this paper is to examine and synthesise the literature on alternating pressure air mattresses (APAMs) as a preventive measure for pressure ulcers...
  7. ncbi Pressure ulcer prevalence in Europe: a pilot study
    Katrien Vanderwee
    Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    J Eval Clin Pract 13:227-35. 2007
    ..This study aimed to develop and pilot a uniform data collection instrument and methodology to measure the pressure ulcer prevalence and to get some insight into pressure ulcer prevalence across different patient groups in Europe...
  8. ncbi Non-blanchable erythema as an indicator for the need for pressure ulcer prevention: a randomized-controlled trial
    Katrien Vanderwee
    Nursing Science, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    J Clin Nurs 16:325-35. 2007
    ..To evaluate whether postponing preventive measures until non-blanchable erythema appears will actually lead to an increase in incidence of pressure ulcers (grades 2-4) when compared with the standard risk assessment method...
  9. ncbi Effectiveness of turning with unequal time intervals on the incidence of pressure ulcer lesions
    K Vanderwee
    Epidemiology and Statistics, Ghent University, Gent, Belgium
    J Adv Nurs 57:59-68. 2007
    ....
  10. ncbi Malnutrition and associated factors in elderly hospital patients: a Belgian cross-sectional, multi-centre study
    Katrien Vanderwee
    Nursing Science, Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Ghent University, Belgium
    Clin Nutr 29:469-76. 2010
    ..This study aimed to obtain insight into the prevalence of malnutrition in Belgian elderly hospital wards and to identify factors associated with the malnutrition prevalence...
  11. ncbi Pressure ulcers: development and psychometric evaluation of the attitude towards pressure ulcer prevention instrument (APuP)
    D Beeckman
    Nursing Science, Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    Int J Nurs Stud 47:1432-41. 2010
    ..Negative attitudes towards pressure ulcer prevention may result in suboptimal preventive care. A reliable and valid instrument to assess attitudes towards pressure ulcer prevention is lacking...
  12. doi Multi-stage versus single-stage inflation and deflation cycle for alternating low pressure air mattresses to prevent pressure ulcers in hospitalised patients: a randomised-controlled clinical trial
    L Demarré
    Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Ghent University, Belgium
    Int J Nurs Stud 49:416-26. 2012
    ..Evidence about the effectiveness of this type of mattress in clinical practice is lacking...
  13. ncbi Effectiveness of two cushions in the prevention of heel pressure ulcers
    Alexander Heyneman
    Department of Nursing Science, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    Worldviews Evid Based Nurs 6:114-20. 2009
    ..The aim of the study was to determine the effectiveness of two cushions in the prevention of heel pressure ulcers in a geriatric population...
  14. doi A systematic review of the use of hydrocolloids in the treatment of pressure ulcers
    Alexander Heyneman
    Department of Nursing Science, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    J Clin Nurs 17:1164-73. 2008
    ..The aim of this systematic literature review was to describe the current evidence in the field of pressure ulcer treatment with hydrocolloids and to give recommendations for clinical practice and further research...
  15. doi Adherence to leg ulcer lifestyle advice: qualitative and quantitative outcomes associated with a nurse-led intervention
    Ann Van Hecke
    Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Department of Public Health Nursing Science, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    J Clin Nurs 20:429-43. 2011
    ..Examining the (experienced) changes associated with a nursing intervention to enhance adherence to leg ulcer lifestyle advice...
  16. doi Pressure ulcer prevention: development and psychometric validation of a knowledge assessment instrument
    D Beeckman
    Nursing Science, Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Ghent University, B 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    Int J Nurs Stud 47:399-410. 2010
    ..Profound knowledge of pressure ulcers is important to enable good prevention. Validity and reliability of instruments assessing pressure ulcer knowledge are limited evaluated in previous research...