Jan Kottner

Summary

Affiliation: University of Konstanz
Country: Germany

Publications

  1. doi request reprint [Comparing quality measurements Part 2: control charts]
    Jan Kottner
    Clinical Research Center for Hair and Skin Science, Klinik fur Dermatologie, Venerologie und Allergologie, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Deutschland
    Pflege 26:119-27. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Validation and clinical impact of paediatric pressure ulcer risk assessment scales: A systematic review
    Jan Kottner
    Quality Management, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    Int J Nurs Stud 50:807-18. 2013
  3. doi request reprint [Evaluation of the Glamorgan Scale in a paediatric intensive care unit: agreement and reliability]
    J Kottner
    Clinical Research Center for Hair and Skin Science, Klinik fur Dermatologie, Venerologie und Allergologie, Berlin
    Pflege 25:459-67. 2012
  4. doi request reprint [Comparative quality measurements part 1: run charts]
    Jan Kottner
    Clinical Research Center for Hair and Skin Science, Klinik fur Dermatologie, Venerologie und Allergologie, Berlin, Germany
    Pflege 25:197-206. 2012
  5. ncbi request reprint Guidelines for Reporting Reliability and Agreement Studies (GRRAS) were proposed
    Jan Kottner
    Int J Nurs Stud 48:661-71. 2011
  6. doi request reprint Frequency of pressure ulcers in the paediatric population: a literature review and new empirical data
    Jan Kottner
    Department of Nursing Science, Centre for Humanities and Health Sciences, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Augustenburger Platz 1, 13353 Berlin, Germany
    Int J Nurs Stud 47:1330-40. 2010
  7. doi request reprint Weight and pressure ulcer occurrence: a secondary data analysis
    Jan Kottner
    Int J Nurs Stud 48:1339-48. 2011
  8. doi request reprint An interrater reliability study of the Braden scale in two nursing homes
    Jan Kottner
    Centre for Humanities and Health Sciences, Department of Nursing Science, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Chariteplatz 1, 10117 Berlin, Germany
    Int J Nurs Stud 45:1501-11. 2008
  9. doi request reprint Inter- and intrarater reliability of the Waterlow pressure sore risk scale: a systematic review
    Jan Kottner
    Centre for Humanities and Health Sciences, Department of Nursing Science, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Chariteplatz 1, 10117 Berlin, Germany
    Int J Nurs Stud 46:369-79. 2009
  10. doi request reprint Prevalence of deep tissue injuries in hospitals and nursing homes: two cross-sectional studies
    Jan Kottner
    Centre for Humanities and Health Sciences, Department of Nursing Science, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Augustenburger Platz 1, 13353 Berlin, Germany
    Int J Nurs Stud 47:665-70. 2010

Detail Information

Publications36

  1. doi request reprint [Comparing quality measurements Part 2: control charts]
    Jan Kottner
    Clinical Research Center for Hair and Skin Science, Klinik fur Dermatologie, Venerologie und Allergologie, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Deutschland
    Pflege 26:119-27. 2013
    ..Within quality improvement contexts control charts outperform traditional comparisons of means and spreads...
  2. doi request reprint Validation and clinical impact of paediatric pressure ulcer risk assessment scales: A systematic review
    Jan Kottner
    Quality Management, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    Int J Nurs Stud 50:807-18. 2013
    ..Pressure ulcer risk assessment using an age-appropriate, valid and reliable tool is recommended for clinical paediatric practice...
  3. doi request reprint [Evaluation of the Glamorgan Scale in a paediatric intensive care unit: agreement and reliability]
    J Kottner
    Clinical Research Center for Hair and Skin Science, Klinik fur Dermatologie, Venerologie und Allergologie, Berlin
    Pflege 25:459-67. 2012
    ..Glamorgan scale sum and item score seem to be of minor value in supporting individual clinical decision making. It is highly probable that this was caused by the homogeneity of the investigated sample of children...
  4. doi request reprint [Comparative quality measurements part 1: run charts]
    Jan Kottner
    Clinical Research Center for Hair and Skin Science, Klinik fur Dermatologie, Venerologie und Allergologie, Berlin, Germany
    Pflege 25:197-206. 2012
    ..They can be used for self-comparison. The following two parts of this three-part series explain control charts and funnel plots...
  5. ncbi request reprint Guidelines for Reporting Reliability and Agreement Studies (GRRAS) were proposed
    Jan Kottner
    Int J Nurs Stud 48:661-71. 2011
    ..Widely accepted criteria, standards, or guidelines for reporting reliability and agreement in the health care and medical field are lacking. The objective was to develop guidelines for reporting reliability and agreement studies...
  6. doi request reprint Frequency of pressure ulcers in the paediatric population: a literature review and new empirical data
    Jan Kottner
    Department of Nursing Science, Centre for Humanities and Health Sciences, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Augustenburger Platz 1, 13353 Berlin, Germany
    Int J Nurs Stud 47:1330-40. 2010
    ..The frequency of pressure ulcers in the German paediatric population is unknown. Currently, a systematic synthesis of PU incidence and prevalence studies in paediatric settings is missing...
  7. doi request reprint Weight and pressure ulcer occurrence: a secondary data analysis
    Jan Kottner
    Int J Nurs Stud 48:1339-48. 2011
    ..Anatomical and physiological differences of typical pressure ulcer points are often neglected...
  8. doi request reprint An interrater reliability study of the Braden scale in two nursing homes
    Jan Kottner
    Centre for Humanities and Health Sciences, Department of Nursing Science, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Chariteplatz 1, 10117 Berlin, Germany
    Int J Nurs Stud 45:1501-11. 2008
    ..The Braden scale is one of the most extensively studied risk assessment instruments, although the majority of studies focused on validity rather than reliability...
  9. doi request reprint Inter- and intrarater reliability of the Waterlow pressure sore risk scale: a systematic review
    Jan Kottner
    Centre for Humanities and Health Sciences, Department of Nursing Science, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Chariteplatz 1, 10117 Berlin, Germany
    Int J Nurs Stud 46:369-79. 2009
    ..The Waterlow scale is one of the pressure ulcer risk assessment scales which are frequently criticised for their low reliability. It is widely used in the United Kingdom, Europe and all over the world...
  10. doi request reprint Prevalence of deep tissue injuries in hospitals and nursing homes: two cross-sectional studies
    Jan Kottner
    Centre for Humanities and Health Sciences, Department of Nursing Science, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Augustenburger Platz 1, 13353 Berlin, Germany
    Int J Nurs Stud 47:665-70. 2010
    ..Deep tissue injuries are severe damages underneath the intact skin caused by long-endured, unrelieved pressure or shear forces. Empirical evidence regarding the magnitude of this health problem is limited...
  11. doi request reprint Guidelines for Reporting Reliability and Agreement Studies (GRRAS) were proposed
    Jan Kottner
    Department of Nursing Science, Centre for Humanities and Health Sciences, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    J Clin Epidemiol 64:96-106. 2011
    ..Widely accepted criteria, standards, or guidelines for reporting reliability and agreement in the health care and medical field are lacking. The objective was to develop guidelines for reporting reliability and agreement studies...
  12. doi request reprint The trend of pressure ulcer prevalence rates in German hospitals: results of seven cross-sectional studies
    Jan Kottner
    Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Centre for Humanities and Health Sciences, Department of Nursing Science, Augustenburger Platz 1, 13353 Berlin, Germany
    J Tissue Viability 18:36-46. 2009
    ..However, pressure ulcers are still relevant and require attention. In 2007, one out of 10 hospital patients who were at pressure ulcer risk had at least one pressure related skin damage...
  13. doi request reprint An interrater reliability study of the assessment of pressure ulcer risk using the Braden scale and the classification of pressure ulcers in a home care setting
    Jan Kottner
    Centre for Humanities and Health Sciences, Department of Nursing Science, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Augustenburger Platz 1, Berlin 13353, Germany
    Int J Nurs Stud 46:1307-12. 2009
    ..Measurement error can seriously affect the validity of pressure ulcer risk assessment and of pressure ulcer classification...
  14. doi request reprint Pressure ulcer risk assessment in critical care: interrater reliability and validity studies of the Braden and Waterlow scales and subjective ratings in two intensive care units
    Jan Kottner
    Centre for Humanities and Health Sciences, Department of Nursing Science, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Augustenburger Platz 1, 13353 Berlin, Germany
    Int J Nurs Stud 47:671-7. 2010
    ..The application of standardized pressure ulcer risk assessment scales is recommended in clinical practice...
  15. ncbi request reprint [Pressure ulcer prevalence: comparison between nursing homes and hospitals]
    Jan Kottner
    Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Institut für Medizin Pflegepädagogik und Pflegewissenschaft, Berlin
    Pflege Z 63:228-31. 2010
    ..Results apply as well to data on individual level as on institutional level. Findings suggest that immobile patients in hospitals have a higher probability to develop pressure ulcers than immobile residents in nursing home...
  16. doi request reprint Friction and shear highly associated with pressure ulcers of residents in long-term care - Classification Tree Analysis (CHAID) of Braden items
    Nils A Lahmann
    Department of Nursing Science, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    J Eval Clin Pract 17:168-73. 2011
    ..The sum score of the scale implies that all items are equally important. The aim of this study is to show whether specific items are of greater significance than others and therefore have a higher clinical relevance...
  17. doi request reprint Hospital pressure ulcer prevalence rates and number of raters
    Jan Kottner
    Department of Nursing Science, Centre for Humanities and Health Sciences, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    J Clin Nurs 18:1550-6. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the influence of different numbers of nurse raters conducting skin inspection (one or two) on observed pressure ulcer prevalence rates...
  18. doi request reprint Does the number of raters influence the pressure ulcer prevalence rate?
    Jan Kottner
    Department of Nursing Science, Center for Humanities and Health Sciences, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    Appl Nurs Res 22:68-72. 2009
    ..Adequate preparation and training of ward nurses for data collection seem to be sufficient to achieve reliable data...
  19. doi request reprint Diagnostic accuracy of two pressure ulcer risk scales and a generic nursing assessment tool. A psychometric comparison
    Antje Tannen
    Department of Nursing Science, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Augustenburgerplatz, 13353 Berlin, Germany
    J Clin Nurs 19:1510-8. 2010
    ..Comparison of the diagnostic accuracy of two pressure ulcer risk assessment scales and one generic nursing assessment tool...
  20. doi request reprint Skin care practice in German nursing homes: a German-wide cross-sectional study
    Jan Kottner
    Clinical Research Center for Hair and Skin Science, Department of Dermatology, Venereology, and Allergy, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Germany
    J Dtsch Dermatol Ges 11:329-36. 2013
    ..Little is known about skin care practice in German long-term care facilities. The aim of the study was to gather epidemiological data about skin care practice in German nursing homes...
  21. doi request reprint [Interrater reliability of the Braden scale]
    Jan Kottner
    Charité Universitätsmedizin Berlin Zentrum für Human und Gesundheitswissenschaften Institut für Medizin Pflegepädagogik und Pflegewissenschaft, Berlin, Germany
    Pflege 21:85-94. 2008
    ..Intraclass correlation coefficients were 0.91 (95% confidence interval 0.82 to 0.96) and 0.88 (95% confidence interval 0.61 to 0.96). This indicates that the interrater reliability of the Braden scale was high in the examined setting...
  22. doi request reprint Interrater reliability and agreement of the Care Dependency Scale in the home care setting in the Netherlands
    Jan Kottner
    Department of Nursing Science, Centre for Humanities and Health Sciences, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    Scand J Caring Sci 24:56-61. 2010
    ..Results indicate that CDS sum scores are reproducible estimates characterizing the care dependency in the home care setting. Interrater agreement is too low to make clinical decisions on individual level...
  23. ncbi request reprint Interpreting interrater reliability coefficients of the Braden scale: a discussion paper
    Jan Kottner
    Department of Nursing Science, Centre for Humanities and Health Sciences, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Chariteplatz 1, 10117 Berlin, Germany
    Int J Nurs Stud 45:1238-46. 2008
    ..It is recommended to present intraclass correlation coefficients in combination with the overall percentage of agreement...
  24. doi request reprint Relation between pressure, friction and pressure ulcer categories: a secondary data analysis of hospital patients using CHAID methods
    Nils A Lahmann
    Institut fu r Medizin Pflegepa dagogik und Pflegewissenschaft, Department of Nursing Science, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Germany
    Int J Nurs Stud 48:1487-94. 2011
    ..Superficial frictional forces seem to cause skin lesion resembling category II pressure ulcers...
  25. doi request reprint The National Expert Standard Pressure Ulcer Prevention in Nursing and pressure ulcer prevalence in German health care facilities: a multilevel analysis
    Doris Wilborn
    Department of Nursing Science, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    J Clin Nurs 19:3364-71. 2010
    ..The objective of this study was to describe the relationship between the German National Expert Standard Pressure Ulcer Prevention and the pressure ulcer prevalence in German nursing homes and hospitals...
  26. doi request reprint A systematic review of interrater reliability of pressure ulcer classification systems
    Jan Kottner
    Department of Nursing Science, Centre for Humanities and Health Sciences, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    J Clin Nurs 18:315-36. 2009
    ..To review systematically the interrater reliability of pressure ulcer classification systems to find out which classification should be used in daily practice...
  27. doi request reprint Higher pressure ulcer risk on intensive care? - comparison between general wards and intensive care units
    Nils A Lahmann
    Institut für Medizin Pflegepädagogik und Pflegewissenschaft, Department of Nursing Science, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    J Clin Nurs 21:354-61. 2012
    ..The objective of the study was to evaluate the effect of being treated in intensive care units in comparison with general hospital wards regarding pressure ulcer occurrence when controlled for various risk factors...
  28. doi request reprint Do Repeated Skin Barrier Measurements Influence Each Other's Results? An Explorative Study
    Jan Kottner
    Department of Dermatology and Allergy, Clinical Research Center for Hair and Skin Science, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    Skin Pharmacol Physiol 27:90-6. 2014
    ..If several skin barrier function parameters need to be assessed subsequently in the same skin areas, we recommend that TEWL should be measured first followed by all others. © 2013 S. Karger AG, Basel. ..
  29. doi request reprint Comparison of two in vivo measurements for skin surface topography
    Jan Kottner
    Department of Dermatology and Allergy, Clinical Research Center for Hair and Skin Science, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    Skin Res Technol 19:84-90. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to compare the reliability and interrelatedness of the parameters obtained by both technologies...
  30. doi request reprint Comparison of two skin examination methods for grade 1 pressure ulcers
    Jan Kottner
    Department of Nursing Science, Centre for Humanities and Health Sciences, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Chariteplatz 1, Berlin 10117, Germany
    J Clin Nurs 18:2464-9. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to find out whether the application of a transparent device for diagnosing grade 1 pressure ulcers influences grade 1 pressure ulcer prevalence rates and the total number of observed grade 1 pressure ulcers...
  31. doi request reprint Moisture lesions: interrater agreement and reliability
    Jan Kottner
    Centre for Humanities and Health Sciences, Department of Nursing Science, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    J Clin Nurs 19:716-20. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to examine interrater reliability and agreement of the diagnosis of moisture lesions as defined by the European Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel...
  32. ncbi request reprint Using statistical process control for monitoring the prevalence of hospital-acquired pressure ulcers
    Jan Kottner
    Centre for Humanities and Health Sciences, Department of Nursing Science, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Germany
    Ostomy Wound Manage 56:54-9. 2010
    ..Empirical evidence about the decrease of nosocomial pressure ulcer prevalence rates in the Netherlands is contradictory and limited...
  33. ncbi request reprint Pressure ulcers: a critical review of definitions and classifications
    Jan Kottner
    Centre for Humanities and Health Sciences, Department of Nursing Science, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Germany
    Ostomy Wound Manage 55:22-9. 2009
    ..This simple classification could enhance diagnostic accuracy and reliability. Multidisciplinary communication and research is needed to develop valid and reliable definitions and classifications for pressure ulcer-like wounds...
  34. ncbi request reprint Pressure ulcer prevalence rates from 2002 to 2008 in German long-term care facilities
    Nils A Lahmann
    Department of Nursing Science, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Augustenburger Platz 1, Berlin, Germany
    Aging Clin Exp Res 22:152-6. 2010
    ..The aim of this study is to provide information on the magnitude of this problem and to show whether there have been any changes through the years 2002 to 2008. In addition we wanted to know if the results were representative...
  35. doi request reprint Transepidermal water loss in young and aged healthy humans: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Jan Kottner
    Department of Dermatology and Allergy, Clinical Research Center for Hair and Skin Science, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Chariteplatz 1, 10117 Berlin, Germany
    Arch Dermatol Res 305:315-23. 2013
    ..8-48.2) g/m(2)/h for the axilla. TEWL in individuals being 65 years and above was consistently lower compared to the group of 18- to 64-year-old individuals. The quality of reporting TEWL in humans should be increased in future studies...
  36. pmc Do pressure ulcer risk assessment scales improve clinical practice?
    Jan Kottner
    Department of Nursing Science, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Germany
    J Multidiscip Healthc 3:103-11. 2010
    ..A clinical impact due do the application of these scales could also not be demonstrated. It is questionable whether completion of standardized pressure ulcer risk scales in clinical practice is really needed...