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54th World Congress on Nursing and Health Care

Tokyo, Japan

Inderjeet Kaur

Govt Senior Secondary Smart School, India

Title: Exploring latest advancement in nursing education and communication

Biography

Biography: Inderjeet Kaur

Abstract

Pressure ulcers are a common problem in health care and can be burdensome for both the patient and care givers. There are many contributing factor that are responsible for pressure ulcer like friction, humidity, temperature, unrelieved pressure, nutritional inadequacies and immobility. Because of these factors occlusion from external pressure and from a disruption of circulation related to shearing force.
Its location makes it vulnerable tool damage from trauma, sunlight, pollutants in the environment out of these various disorders like pressure represent a common butt potentially preventable conditions which is seen most often in high risk population such as elderly persons and those with physical impairment due to acute or chronic systemic disorder.
Pressure ulcer remains a major health problem effecting approximately 3 million adults. The epidemiology of pressure ulcers differ among setting 0.04% and 38% in acute care 2.2% and 23.9% in long term care and 17% in home care. The prevalence of pressure in Indian scenario is 5.2%, in Canada is 25%in acute care, 30% in non acute care, 22% in mixed health care setting, 15% in community.