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Nurses who recently visited our Web site answered this question: Do you turn and reposition patients at risk for pressure ulcers every 2 hours?


Yes 92%


No 8%


Most patients should be turned or repositioned every 2 hours; those with fragile skin or little subcutaneous tissue should be repositioned more frequently.1 Visit to answer our monthly survey question and view results from other surveys.




1. Institute for Healthcare Improvement. 5 Million Lives Campaign. Getting started kit: Prevent pressure ulcers: How-to Guide. [Context Link]