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Martha A.Q. Curley
Faculty

Martha A.Q. Curley

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

Kirsten A. Hickerson

Practice Assistant Professor
Sharon Y. Irving
Faculty

Sharon Y. Irving

Assistant Professor of Pediatric Nursing
Catherine C. McDonald
Faculty

Catherine C. McDonald

Assistant Professor of Nursing

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.