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Scientific Researches in Health Sciences II

Edited By Fatma Eti Aslan, Gökay Kurtulan and Hayat Yalın

After the COVID pandemic in 2020, the importance of health services was once again understood by the whole world. Scientific research in the field of health services contributes greatly to the development of health services.

In this book, there are a total of 26 chapters in 4 different scientific fields: 6 in nutrition and dietetics, 11 in nursing, 6 in physiotherapy and rehabilitation and 3 in health management.

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Nurşah Büyükçamsarı Şanlıer, Fadime Çınar, and Fatma Eti Aslan


Investigation of Risk Factors for Effective Pressure Ulcer Development Studies Have Been Made in Turkey: A Meta-analysis Study


Objective: This meta-analysis was carried out to determine the risk factors affecting the development of pressure wounds.

Materials and Methods: In this study, Google Scholar, MEDLINE, Türk Medline, ULAKBİM and CINAHL data were collected between January 2010 and November 2019. The researches on their bases were scanned. 5.189 studies were reached as a result of the screening. Seven studies that met the inclusion criteria were included in the study. These studies were independently evaluated by three authors, and the kappa compliance rate was calculated in the SPSS 26 program. In the studies, the licensed CMA 3 (Comprehensive Meta-Analysis) version 3 (CMA 3) program of the CMA statistics package program and Kappa statistics were used for inter-rater agreement. In this study, “Risk Ratio=Odds Ratio” was used in the effect size calculation. Cochran’s Q statistics were used to test heterogeneity in the studies. Classic Fail-Safe N and Tau coefficient calculation results to test publication bias was used. The study was recorded in the database “PROSPERO.”

Results: Three of the studies included in the study were prospective, three were retrospective, one was descriptive, and one was descriptive retrospective. As a result of the examination, the sample size in the studies was between 46 and 1625, in almost all of the studies in patients who aimed to determine the pressure wound; It...

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