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Quelles sont les connaissances et les pratiques des médecins généralistes pour la prise en charge des escarres en ville dans le département de Seine-Saint-Denis ?

Abstract : Introduction: the pressure ulcer is a frequent problem in the hospital but also in primary care and has many complications.
Goal of the study: the objective of this study is to evaluate the overall knowledge of a cohort of physicians on the problem of pressure ulcer management at home and incidentally the analysis of the most unknown points and the most frequent practical problems.
Methods : the data were collected using an anonymous questionnaire sent by post with an explanatory letter to the general practitioners of the city of Seine-Saint-Denis, to evaluate the four entities in the management of pressure ulcer, the diagnosis, the prevention, the treatment and the coordination of care.
Results: 122 practitioners responded to the survey. 82% of them did not have training in pressure ulcer.There are some gaps in the diagnosis of pressure ulcers and the means of prevention are not used optimally, even if all professionals give great sensitivity to prevention. Regarding the treatment, there are difficulties for the choice of dressing evoked by 70% of the general practitioners then they indicated the prescription of the supports, the management of pain, relationship difficulties with the patient. Support nutrition is the subject that remains best mastered by practitioners in the city. Regarding the coordination, practitioners have trouble finding a specialist referee in case of complication.
Conclusion: this work reveals an inventory of practices and problems of general practitioners of the city for the management of pressure ulcer. It exists several difficulties requiring training and the establishment of healthcare networks in the area.
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Houssene Mahamadaly. Quelles sont les connaissances et les pratiques des médecins généralistes pour la prise en charge des escarres en ville dans le département de Seine-Saint-Denis ?. Médecine humaine et pathologie. 2020. ⟨dumas-03472410⟩

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