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Table 2 Process (P) and outcome (O) indicators

From: The design of the SAFE or SORRY? study: a cluster randomised trial on the development and testing of an evidence based inpatient safety program for the prevention of adverse events

Pressure Ulcers
% patients where nurses assessed pressure ulcer risk (P)
% patients at risk for pressure ulcers (O)
% patients with pressure ulcers grade 2 or worse (O; prevalence)
% patients developing nonblanchable erythema (O; incidence)
% patients developing pressure ulcers grade 2 or worse (O; incidence)
% patients developing pressure ulcers grade 2 or worse at the heels (O; incidence)
% at risk patients receiving permanent adequate preventive measures (P)
% patients developing pressure ulcers despite the preventive measures (O)
% patients with pressure ulcers increasing in grade and/or becoming more serious (O)
Urinary tract infection
% patients where nurses assessed risk for urinary tract infection (P)
% patients at risk for urinary tract infections (O)
% patients with urinary tract infections (O; prevalence)
% patients with fecal incontinence with urinary tract infections (O; prevalence)
% patients with urinary tract infections who have of had a bladder catheter (O; prevalence)
% patients developing urinary tract infections (O; incidence)
% at risk patients receiving permanent adequate preventive measures (P)
% patients with an appropriate/correct indication for indwelling bladder catheter (P)
Falls
% patients where nurses assessed risk for falling (P)
% patients at risk for falls (O)
% patient falls (O; prevalence)
% patients at risk that received multi-factorial measures (P)
% patients in which both risk factors and multi-factorial measures were evaluated regularly (P)
% patient that fell despite multi-factorial measures (O)