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Nursing Research and Practice
Volume 2014, Article ID 973602, 6 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2014/973602
Research Article

Nurses’ Knowledge, Practices, and Barriers in Care of Patients with Pressure Ulcers in a Ugandan Teaching Hospital

1Mulago National Referral Hospital, Kampala, Uganda
2Department of Nursing, College of Health Sciences, Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda
3Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing, 525 N. Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA

Received 18 December 2013; Accepted 16 January 2014; Published 24 February 2014

Academic Editor: Linda Moneyham

Copyright © 2014 Ivan Mwebaza et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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