- Do pressure ulcers influence length of hospital stay in surgical cardiothoracic patients? A prospective evaluationJaap Peter Schuurman
St Antonius Hospital, PO Box 2500, 3430 EM, Nieuwegein, The Netherlands
J Clin Nurs 18:2456-63. 2009..The aim and objective of this study was to determine whether the occurrence of pressure ulcers following cardiothoracic surgery increases the length of hospitalisation...
- Economic evaluation of pressure ulcer care: a cost minimization analysis of preventive strategiesJaap Peter Schuurman
St Antonius Hospital, Nieuwegein, The Netherlands
Nurs Econ 27:390-400, 415. 2009..Pressure ulcer prevention through a predominantly technical approach resulted in a similar incidence rate as prevention through a predominantly human approach. However, the technical approach was considerably less expensive...