Hospital Medicine

Some Hospital-Acquired Pressure Injuries Are Unavoidable

The researchers found that 41% of HAPIs were unavoidable. Unavoidable HAPIs were less likely for patients with congestive heart failure and those who were chemically sedated, had systolic blood pressure below 90 mm Hg, and received at least one vasopressor (odds ratios, 0.22, 0.38, 0.52, and 0.44, respectively).

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