...Health Services, Wound Practice and Research, vol. 21, no. 1, pp. 4-10.
The article looks at a management and prevention of pressure injuries at a rather interesting scope. He underscores the fact that healthcare just like other economic resources are scarce and prompt allocation becomes important. In their argument, pressure injuries are common complications in acute care settings and should be given prominence. In this regard, the cost of treating and managing pressure injuries are on the rise with severity because of high incidence of complications which may increase patents’ healing time... . Basing on a study at Ballarat Health Services (BHS) in Australia authors prove that incorporating cost implications on the prevention of pressure injury can prove effective.
In this regard, the source becomes very important in linking prevention of pressure injuries to the cost of such provision. Since there is a high resource cost allied with pressure injury prevention and management care, health care professionals such as nurses are obliged to prevention, consistent repositioning, risk assessment and management of these injuries. These are the concerns echoed by the authors
By evaluating the journal, there is a general consensus that a wakefulness pressure injuries are consequences of economic losses... ...