The Association of the Braden Scale Score and Postoperative Morbidity Following Urogynecologic Surgery

C. Emi Bretschneider, Maria L. Nieto, Elizabeth J. Geller, Mary H. Palmer, Jennifer M. Wu

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Abstract

The Braden scale is a widely used tool to assess pressure ulcer risk. Preoperative Braden scores were significantly associated with postoperative morbidity among women undergoing urogynecologic surgery for stress incontinence and pelvic organ prolapse.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)191-197
Number of pages7
JournalUrologic nursing
Volume36
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Jul 1 2016

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