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Table 5 Nurses’ barriers to practice Pressure ulcer prevention (N = 212)

From: Nurses’ knowledge to pressure ulcer prevention in public hospitals in Wollega: a cross-sectional study design

Variables Frequency (%)
Lack of staff/heavy workload 116 (54.7)
Lack/ poor opportunities to update knowledge 89 (42)
Lack of universal guideline 90 (42.5)
Shortage of pressure relieving devices 117 (55.2)
Poor risk assessment tool skill 77 (36.3)
Seriously ill/uncooperative patient 93 (43.9)
Lack of training 110 (51.9)
Lack of job satisfaction 74 (34.9)
Lack of multidisciplinary initiative 101 (47.6)
Others 17 (8.0)