Clinical trial of the Norton Scale in acute care settings

Hodge, Judy, Mounter, Jill, Gardner, Glenn E., & Rowley, Glenn (1990) Clinical trial of the Norton Scale in acute care settings. Australian Journal of Advanced Nursing, 8(1), pp. 39-46.

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Abstract

This study investigated the effect of using Norton Scale assessment data in the nursing care of patients at risk of developing pressure ulcers. The results indicated that incorporating the Norton Scale in care planning resulted in benefits to patients through earlier and more effective nursing interventions.

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ID Code: 56492
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: Yes
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ISSN: 0813-0531
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES (110000) > NURSING (111000)
Deposited On: 16 Jan 2013 23:17
Last Modified: 16 Jan 2013 23:18

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