Construction and validation of a website about pressure injuries

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Objective: Describe the construction and validation of a website for pressure injury prevention and management, for use as an online educational resource and supplementary teaching strategy for nursing students. Methods: Descriptive, methodological, technology production study. The website was built in the following stages: analysis, design and development, implementation and evaluation. The content was based on international and national recommendations and a literature review. The assessment of content, information quality and technical quality was performed by two groups of judges, comprised of seven nursing professors and three informatics professionals. Results: The address of the website used for the study was: The content was composed of five modules with 66 topics, 37 figures and 36 photos, addressing essential pressure injury issues: patient safety and occurrence, prevention and treatment interventions, pressure injury management and care of more vulnerable patients. All the content topics were deemed important by the nursing judges: 66.67% were accepted without any changes to the text and presentation and others were revised. All the content topics obtained Content Validity Index scores >0.8, with a mean of 0.99. Therefore, the website was considered validated. The quality of the information and technical quality of the website were appraised as excellent by the two groups of judges. Conclusion: The website was validated and may be used as an educational resource to help teach nursing student about pressure injuries.




Bernardes, R. M., & Larcher Caliri, M. H. (2020). Construction and validation of a website about pressure injuries. ACTA Paulista de Enfermagem, 33.

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