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Pressure injury associated with the use of TALA. Patient case study taken in an advance unit: evaluation, diagnosis and nursing interventions

Nursing & Care Open Access Journal
Adriana Fank,1 Caren Leticia de Souza Milani,1 Graziele jacob pimenta2


Introduction: In Brazil, for example, pressure injuries characterize a serious public health problem.

Objective: To identify and characterize the factors that influenced the appearance of pressure injury in a trauma victim patient due to a motorcycle crash hospitalized at the Vilhena Regional Hospital using immobilization by splint for immobilization.

Discussion: The study evidenced that the number of LPPs in the region of calcaneus is a high level, causing greater development in patients with intrinsic and intrinsic facts.

Conclusion: It is hoped that the results of this research may support the development of new studies, contribute to the safety and quality of care in institutions.


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