Use of Pillow 30 Degree in Preventing the Pressure Injury Event

Keywords: interface pressure, microclimate, pressure injury, pillow 30 degree


Pressure injury are a hospital problem in all countries. PI risk factors include pressure, shear, friction, increased surface temperature, and humidity. The use of pillows is one approach to prevent the development of PIs by modifying pressure on the skin or reducing shear and friction forces. The use of 300 lateral repositioning cushions still varies. This study aims to identify and analyze scientific evidence of the use of 300 pillows to reduce interface pressure and microclimate in patients at risk of PI. This study uses the literature review method and is compiled using the 2009 PRISMA guidelines checklist and analyzes randomized clinical trial and prospective cohort scientific articles with publications between 2015-2019, in English, and human subjects. Databases used include the PubMed, ProQuest, Science Direct, Wiley Online Library, ClinicalKey Nursing portals and secondary searches with a total number of articles of 12.290. The results of this literature obtained four articles that fit the inclusion and exclusion criteria consisting of one randomized clinical trial article and three prospective cohort articles. The use of pillow 300 promises to prevent the occurrence of pressure injury in health care facilities.


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How to Cite
Bambi, A., Yusuf, S., & Irwan, A. (2020). Use of Pillow 30 Degree in Preventing the Pressure Injury Event. Jurnal Keperawatan, 12(3), 341-350.