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Received: 21 September 2017
Accepted: 14 March 2018
First Online: 16 April 2018
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: Initially ethical clearance was obtained from Addis Ababa University, College of Health Sciences, Department of Nursing and Midwifery Research Review Ethical Committee(Protocol number was 18/Nurse and approved on 27/03/150), and Addis Ababa Regional Health Bureau Ethical Clearance Committee for four hospitals includedin the study (Yekatit 12 Medical College, ZewdituMemoriall Hospital, Tirunesh Beijing Hospital, Menilik II Hospital and RasDesta Memorial Hospital)(reference number: A.A.H/5973/227 and approved on 24/04/2015) to obtain participants in each hospitals. The sixth hospital is teaching hospital (Black Lion Hospital) administered by Addis Ababa University. These findings were part of a research titled “An assessment Nurses’ knowledge, attitude and practice towards pressure ulcer prevention in admitted patients in Public referral hospitals in Addis Ababa. Permissions to obtain participants secured from each hospital medical directors, matrons and head nurses for the research to be undertaken at each hospital. The anonymity of the participants was respected. The names of the participants were not mentioned to keep the confidentiality. A signed written consent was obtained from participants before participation.
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