Katrien Vanderwee

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Affiliation: Ghent University
Country: Belgium

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint 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
  2. ncbi request reprint 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
  3. doi request reprint The effectiveness of three types of alternating pressure air mattresses in the prevention of pressure ulcers in Belgian hospitals
    Liesbet Demarré
    Nursing Science, Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    Res Nurs Health 36:439-52. 2013
  4. ncbi request reprint 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
  5. doi request reprint Malnutrition and associated factors in nursing home residents: a cross-sectional, multi-centre study
    Mathieu Verbrugghe
    Nursing Science, Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Ghent University, UZ Blok A, De Pintelaan 185, 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    Clin Nutr 32:438-43. 2013
  6. doi request reprint A multi-faceted tailored strategy to implement an electronic clinical decision support system for pressure ulcer prevention in nursing homes: a two-armed randomized controlled trial
    Dimitri Beeckman
    Nursing Science, Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    Int J Nurs Stud 50:475-86. 2013
  7. doi request reprint Pressure ulcers: knowledge and attitude of nurses and nursing assistants in Belgian nursing homes
    Liesbet Demarré
    Nursing Science, Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Ghent University, Gent, Belgium
    J Clin Nurs 21:1425-34. 2012
  8. doi request reprint 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
  9. doi request reprint The association between malnutrition and oral health status in elderly in long-term care facilities: a systematic review
    Aurélie Van Lancker
    Nursing Science, Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    Int J Nurs Stud 49:1568-81. 2012
  10. doi request reprint 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

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Publications18

  1. ncbi request reprint 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...
  2. ncbi request reprint 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...
  3. doi request reprint The effectiveness of three types of alternating pressure air mattresses in the prevention of pressure ulcers in Belgian hospitals
    Liesbet Demarré
    Nursing Science, Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    Res Nurs Health 36:439-52. 2013
    ..33; 95% CI [0.11, 0.97]), but no difference was found between one-stage ALPAM and APAM overlay (OR = 0.40; 95% CI [0.14, 1.10]). Time to develop ulcers did not differ by mattress type...
  4. ncbi request reprint 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...
  5. doi request reprint Malnutrition and associated factors in nursing home residents: a cross-sectional, multi-centre study
    Mathieu Verbrugghe
    Nursing Science, Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Ghent University, UZ Blok A, De Pintelaan 185, 9000 Ghent, Belgium
    Clin Nutr 32:438-43. 2013
    ..A clear understanding of associated factors is missing. The aim of this study was to evaluate prevalence of malnutrition and to determine factors independently associated with malnutrition in this setting...
  6. doi request reprint A multi-faceted tailored strategy to implement an electronic clinical decision support system for pressure ulcer prevention in nursing homes: a two-armed randomized controlled trial
    Dimitri Beeckman
    Nursing Science, Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    Int J Nurs Stud 50:475-86. 2013
    ..Clinical decision support systems are believed to have the potential to improve care and to change the behaviour of healthcare professionals...
  7. doi request reprint Pressure ulcers: knowledge and attitude of nurses and nursing assistants in Belgian nursing homes
    Liesbet Demarré
    Nursing Science, Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Ghent University, Gent, Belgium
    J Clin Nurs 21:1425-34. 2012
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  8. doi request reprint 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...
  9. doi request reprint The association between malnutrition and oral health status in elderly in long-term care facilities: a systematic review
    Aurélie Van Lancker
    Nursing Science, Department of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    Int J Nurs Stud 49:1568-81. 2012
    ..The aim of this systematic review is to determine whether an association exists between oral health and malnutrition in the elderly in a long-term care facility...
  10. doi request reprint 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. doi request reprint 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...
  12. doi request reprint 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
    ....
  13. doi request reprint 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 request reprint 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 request reprint Knowledge and attitudes of nurses on pressure ulcer prevention: a cross-sectional multicenter study in Belgian hospitals
    Dimitri Beeckman
    Researcher, Nursing Science, Department of Public Health, Ghent University, Belgium
    Worldviews Evid Based Nurs 8:166-76. 2011
    ..However, nonadherence to these guidelines is frequently reported. Negative attitudes and lack of knowledge may act as barriers to using guidelines in clinical practice...
  16. doi request reprint 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...
  17. ncbi request reprint 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...
  18. ncbi request reprint 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...