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Valéria Castilho ;Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem 2015, 68 5

Author: Antônio Fernandes Costa Lima

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Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem ISSN: 0034-7167 reben@abennacional.org.br Associação Brasileira de Enfermagem Brasil Fernandes Costa Lima, Antônio; Castilho, Valéria Body mobilization for prevention of pressure ulcers: direct labor costs Revista Brasileira de Enfermagem, vol.
68, núm.
5, septiembre-octubre, 2015, pp.
647652 Associação Brasileira de Enfermagem Brasília, Brasil Available in: http:--www.redalyc.org-articulo.oa?id=267042424023 How to cite Complete issue More information about this article Journals homepage in redalyc.org Scientific Information System Network of Scientific Journals from Latin America, the Caribbean, Spain and Portugal Non-profit academic project, developed under the open access initiative RESEARCH Body mobilization for prevention of pressure ulcers: direct labor costs Mobilização corporal para prevenção de úlceras por pressão: custo direto com pessoal Movilización para la prevención de úlceras de presión: costo con Antônio Fernandes Costa LimaI, Valéria CastilhoI I Universidade de São Paulo, School of Nursing, Department of Professional Guidance.
São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil. How to cite this article: Lima AFC, Castilho V.
Body mobilization for prevention of pressure ulcers: direct labor costs. Rev Bras Enferm.
2015;68(5):647-52.
DOI: http:--dx.doi.org-10.1590-0034-7167.2015680523i Submission: 04-02-2015 Approval: 06-10-2015 ABSTRACT Objective: to calculate the average total cost (ATC) on the direct labor costs (DLC) of nursing professionals in body mobilization of patients for the prevention of pressure ulcers.
Method: this is a quantitative, exploratory and, descriptive research.
We observed 656 preventive mobilizations and we calculated the cost by multiplying the time spent by professionals at a unitary DLC.
Results: ATC with DLC for each Unit corresponded to: Medical Clinic R$ 5.38 for bed turning, R$ 5.26 for seating positions, R$ 5.55 for walking aid; Surgical Clinic R$ 2.42 for bed turning, R$ ...





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