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Barbara Medoff-Cooper
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Barbara Medoff-Cooper

Professor of Nursing
Sharon Y. Irving
Faculty

Sharon Y. Irving

Assistant Professor of Pediatric Nursing
Dawn C. Durain
Faculty

Dawn C. Durain

Advanced Senior Lecturer A
Ann Lawrence O’Sullivan
Faculty

Ann Lawrence O’Sullivan

Dr. Hildegarde Reynolds Endowed Term Professor of Primary Care Nursing

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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.