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Barbara Medoff-Cooper
Faculty

Barbara Medoff-Cooper

Professor Emerita of Nursing
Sharon Y. Irving
Faculty

Sharon Y. Irving

Assistant Professor of Pediatric Nursing
Elizabeth Broden
Students

Elizabeth Broden

Doctoral
Martha A.Q. Curley
Faculty

Martha A.Q. Curley

Ruth M. Colket Endowed Chair in Pediatric Nursing, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia

News:

Risk Assessment Tool Can Now Better Predict Pressure Injuries in Children

Pressure-related skin injuries, a nurse-sensitive quality indicator in hospitals, are associated with increased morbidity and higher costs of care. There’s been much attention focused on hospital-acquired pressure injuries (HAPI) in the adult population. However, while preventable, immobility-related and medical device-related pressure injuries (MDPI) also occur in hospitalized infants and children.