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Renaissance at Midway allegedly failed to prevent patient's pressure ulcer

Cook County Record - Mar 16, 2017
CHICAGO — A deceased woman's family is suing a nursing facility, citing alleged insufficient measures were taken to prevent injuries and negligence. Diane Ware, administrator of the estate of Luevenia Ware, filed a complaint on March 7 in Cook County ...

Pressure ulcers can be a pain for the elderly

The Straits Times - Mar 6, 2017
Madam Chong was a bed-bound 85-year-old who had been admitted to hospital with medical problems. When I examined her, I discovered that she had a pressure ulcer that extended from the middle of her back to the base of her spine, and it likely had ...

Global Pressure Ulcer Treatment Products Industry 2015 Equipment Suppliers and Price Analysis

Medgadget (blog) - Mar 14, 2017
The Global Pressure Ulcer Treatment Products Industry 2015 Market Research Report is a professional and in-depth study on the current state of the Pressure Ulcer Treatment Products industry. The report provides a basic overview of the industry ...

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Pressure Ulcer books

Evidence-Based Pressure Ulcer Prevention, Second Edition: A Study Guide for Nurses

by: HCPro, Karen S. Clay RN BSN CWCN

Prevent, treat, and document pressure ulcers to comply with the latest regulations.

Effective October 2008, Medicare will no longer compensate hospitals for the treatment of 'reasonably preventable' pressure ulcers acquired during patient stays, or if the hospital does not thoroughly and accurately document that a pressure ulcer was present on admission.

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Pressure Ulcer Prevention Toolkit

by: Joint Commission
Despite increased attention to the pressure ulcer problem and evidence that indicates many pressure ulcers can be avoided with proper care, pressure ulcers very common in various health care settings around the world. In response to this global health care issue, the Pressure Ulcer Prevention Toolkit and accompanying CD of tools provides practical and effective tips, strategies, forms, and illustrations for preventing and mitigating pressure ulcers. Read about theoretical and practical information needed to immediately incorporate improvements to your organization's pressure ulcer prevention initiatives or develop a new program based on the following: Care Challenges and Prevention: Users will be able to make an informed decision and apply safer care based on informative evidence-based guidelines and recommendations for the prevention and treatment of pressure ulcers National Patient Safety Goal and Accreditation Standards: Staff will learn how to become compliant with The Joint Commission s National Patient Safety Goal related to pressure ulcer care and Joint Commission International standards and requirements Assessment and Reassessment: Staff will become knowledgeable on care protocols to improve assessment and reassessment methods for pressure ulcers Sustaining Improvements: Users can create, benchmark, compare, and implement policies and procedures developed by organizations from around the world Educational Tools: Use the accompanying CD to develop an educational training tool for staff to immediately and effectively incorporate improvements to your organization's pressure ulcer prevention activities
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Quality Assurance Special Care Topics for Long Term Care

by: RN, RAC-CT Debra Collins
Book and CD. Updated for CMS Phase One Regulations and MDS v1.14.1. Restraint Reduction, Fall Prevention, Pressure Ulcer Prevention, Urinary Incontinence, Medications, Assessments and Forms, Comprehensive Care Plans, Facility Policies and Procedures, Checklists and QA Audits. Quality Assurance for Long Term Care provides information and essential forms to develop comprehensive long term care facility programs for Restraint Reduction, Fall Prevention, Pain Care Management, Unnecessary Medications, Pressure Ulcer Prevention, and Urinary Incontinence Management.
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Fast Facts About Pressure Ulcer Care for Nurses: How to Prevent, Detect, and Resolve Them in a Nutshell

by: Mary Ellen Dziedzic

This Fast Facts will assist with improving outcomes for patients with pressure ulcers and strategies for decreasing pressure ulcer occurrence within a facility. Using the easy to read, quick-access Fast Facts style, the book presents guidelines for assessing, preventing, and treating pressure ulcers, for establishing an ulcer reduction program, and for increasing reimbursement. It includes tips for care in the Fast Facts in a Nutshell feature format.

Pressure ulcers can be devastating not only for the patient but those caring for them.
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Staging of Pressure Ulcers (1,2,3,4 & unstageable) *Part 1*

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The 5 key messages to prevent Pressure Ulcers

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Pressure Ulcer Prevention (PUPP) Competency Demo

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