Table 3: Nurses’ daily activities when caring for a patient at risk of developing pressure ulcers.

Daily activities (multiple responses) ( ) %

Patient education about prevention (53) 96.4
Pain management (23) 41.1
Use of pressure reduction devices(18) 33.9
Ongoing assessment of the patients(18) 32.9
Maintaining the beddings dry (23) 50
Keeping the patients' skin free from irritants/moisture(44) 80.3
Encouraging balanced diet (32) 58.9
I do not do anything about it (17) 32