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Updates to National Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel Pressure Injury Staging System: Why They Do Not "Wound" Providers

The National Law Review - Jan 9, 2017
The National Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel (NPUAP) has recently updated its Pressure Injury Staging System to include modified definitions of certain terms and to provide a clarifying staging system to better address the different types of skin wounds ...

Care home receives second award for pressure ulcer prevention

carehome.co.uk News - Jan 10, 2017
Around half a million people will develop at least one pressure ulcer in a given time. This is usually people with an underlying health condition - for example, around one in twenty people who are admitted to hospital with a sudden illness will develop ...

NHS hospitals report ulcer reduction with scanner

Nursing Times - Dec 30, 2016
Bruin Biometrics enlisted 13 hospitals, including 10 NHS sites, to participate in its Pressure Ulcer Prevention Program (PURP), which involved incorporating the SEM Scanner into existing care pathways for pressure ulcer prevention. The company claimed ...

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Skin Lesions and Wounds: Burns, Cuts, Shingles, Skin Cancer and Pressure Ulcer:

by: Solomon Barroa
Do you have a black colored lesion in your skin that won't go away? Or a blister formation every time you wear your favorite shoes? Any anomaly in the skin gets noticed right away. It can strike our self esteem and make us feel embarrassed. There are different types of skin lesions such as papules, macules, moles, blisters and vesicles. Skin cancer can arise from a pigmented nevi. Shingles have blisters that follow the nerve pathways. These skin structures are not a part of our integumentary system.
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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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Clinical Practice Guideline:Pressure Ulcers in Adults:Prediction and Prevention

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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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