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dc.contributor.authorCiríaco, Giulia Valente-
dc.contributor.authorMenezes Júnior, Luiz Antônio Alves de-
dc.contributor.authorOliveira, Wandeir Wagner de-
dc.contributor.authorSilva, André Talvani Pedrosa da-
dc.contributor.authorRibeiro, Silvana Mara Luz Turbino-
dc.identifier.citationCIRÍACO, G. V. et al. Pressure ulcer incidence in critically ill patients: role of body mass index, nutrition therapy, and other non-nutritional factors. Clinical Nutrition Espen, v. 55, p. 285-291, jun. 2023. Disponível em: <>. Acesso em: 01 ago. 2023.pt_BR
dc.description.abstractObjective: To assess the clinical and nutritional risk factors related to the occurrence of pressure ulcers (PUs) in patients admitted to an Intensive Care Unit (ICU). Methods: This is a cohort retrospective study, carried out by analyzing the medical records of patients admitted to the ICU of a hospital, containing information on sociodemographic, clinical, dietary, and anthropometric data, presence of mechanical ventilation, sedation, and use of noradrenaline. To verify the clinical and nutritional risk factors, multivariate Poisson's regression with robust variance was used to estimate the relative risk (RR) according to the explanatory variables. Results: A total of 130 patients were evaluated from January 1 to December 31, 2019. The incidence of PUs in the study population was 29.2%. In univariate analysis, male sex, suspended or enteral diet, use of mechanical ventilation, and sedatives had a significant association with the PUs (p < 0.05). However, when adjusted for potential confounders, only suspended diet remained associated with the PUs. Furthermore, in an analysis stratified by hospitalization time, it was observed that for each 1 kg/m2 increase in body mass index, there is a 10% increased risk of PUs occurrence (RR: 1.10; 95%CI: 1.01e1.23). Conclusion: Patients with suspended diet, diabetics, with longer-time hospitalization, and overweight have a higher risk of presenting pressure ulcers.pt_BR
dc.subjectPressure injurypt_BR
dc.subjectIntensive care unitpt_BR
dc.subjectRisk factorspt_BR
dc.subjectExcess weightpt_BR
dc.titlePressure ulcer incidence in critically ill patients : role of body mass index, nutrition therapy, and other non-nutritional factors.pt_BR
dc.typeArtigo publicado em periodicopt_BR
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