HAPU

(redirected from Hospital Acquired Pressure Ulcer)
AcronymDefinition
HAPUHospital Acquired Pressure Ulcer
HAPUHold At Airport for Pickup
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Hospital acquired pressure ulcers (HAPUs) remain a serious iatrogenic problem threatening patient safety and increasing hospital costs.
ABM University Health Board received the award for improving patient safety for their project "Getting to Zero: A Health Board Approach to eliminating hospital acquired pressure ulcers".
Backrich K, Aronvitch SA 1999 Hospital acquired pressure ulcers: a comparison in medical versus surgical patients Nursing Economics 17 (5) 263-271