Reference 2019-37

REF:           2019-37

Subject:       Pressure Sores

 

Request:

1. The total number of patients cared for during 12 months between 01/11/2017  and 01/11/2018?

 

a. Emergency

b. Day Case

c. Elective

d. Grand Total

 

2. Number of inpatients that developed bed sores, pressure sores or pressure ulcers for the twelve months between: 01/11/2017  and 01/11/2018?

 

3. Total number of pressure sore incidents by grade, not number of patients, as some patients may develop more than one pressure ulcers between: 01/11/2017  and 01/11/2018?

 

a. Grade 1

b. Grade 2

c. Grade 3

d. Grade 4

e. Necrotic

f. Purple Discoloration

 

4. The proportion of these pressure sores that were new, and had therefore occurred since admission to hospital?

 

5. The number of patients admitted from residential or nursing homes with pressure sores?

 

6. The number of death certificates in this period on which pressure sores were mentioned?

 

7. The total number of patients cared for during 6 months between 01/07/2018  and 31/12/2018

 

a. Emergency

b. Day Case

c. Elective

d. Grand Total

 

8. Number of inpatients that developed bed sores, pressure sores or pressure ulcers for the twelve months between: 01/07/2018  and 31/12/2018

 

9. Total number of pressure sore incidents by grade, not number of patients, as some patients may develop more than one pressure ulcers between: 01/07/2018  and 31/12/2018

 

a. Grade 1

b. Grade 2

c. Grade 3

d. Grade 4

e. Necrotic

f. Purple Discoloration

 

10. The proportion of these pressure sores that were new, and had therefore occurred since admission to hospital?

 

11. The number of patients admitted from residential or nursing homes with pressure sores?

 

12. The number of death certificates in this period on which pressure sores were mentioned?

 

 

Response:

We asked for clarification and subsequently an amalgamated version of the above request was answered. To view this answer, please visit the following link: http://www.boltonft.nhs.uk/reference-2019-84/

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