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Pressure ulcer prevention and treatment: use of prophylactic dressings

Dove Medical Press - Oct 11, 2016
Abstract: The management of pressure ulcers is challenging for health care providers across disciplines. Pressure ulcers have significant impact on emotional and physical wellbeing, quality of life, and health care costs. The use of wound dressings ...

Mölnlycke Health Care AB: Research Shows Use of Dressings Can Make Pressure Ulcer Prevention More Effective

Business Wire (press release) - Sep 27, 2016
FLORENCE, Italy--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Today at the WUWHS Congress in Florence, the WUWHS Consensus Document “Role of dressings in pressure ulcer prevention” was first presented. As well as highlighting the patient-related and economic benefits of ...

Revised Staging System for Pressure Injuries-- Journal of WOCN Presents Update

Newswise (press release) - Oct 6, 2016
The revised pressure injury staging system was created by a multidisciplinary Task Force and consensus conference of the National Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel (NPUAP). "The NPUAP Staging System was evaluated and revised to reflect current scientific ...

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Reconstructive Plastic Surgery of Pressure Ulcers by Salah Rubayi

by: Salah Rubayi

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Reconstructive Plastic Surgery of Pressure Ulcers

by: Salah Rubayi

This abundantly illustrated guide, based on work at the renowned Rancho Los Amigos National Rehabilitation Center, describes and depicts operative techniques for the treatment of the devastating wounds caused by pressure ulcers. Comprehensive information is provided on the surgical anatomy and the variety of wounds that may be encountered. In addition, interventions in patients with complicated ulcers are discussed. Pressure ulcer is a topic of growing importance in the fields of plastic surgery, surgical education, and physical therapy – and also has important psychosocial, medicolegal, and cost management implications.
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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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The CLINICAL PRACTICE GUIDELINE offers a comprehensive program for treating adults with pressure ulcers. The recommendations are intended for clinicianswho examine and treat individuals in all health settings. Several well known panel members were used and listed at the front. Published by the US Department of Health & Human Services.
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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

Check out a demo of Medline's Pressure Ulcer Prevention Program (PUPP)! Earn FREE CEs from videos and course material online at ...

Preventing Pressure Ulcers- a SKIN Bundle approach for Community Carers

A presentation by Karen Kembery, Tissue Viability Clinical Nurse Specialist, at ABN University Health Board. The presentation offers training for community staff ...

Wound and Pressure Ulcer Lecture

Classroom lecture given re: pressure wounds and ulcers. Utilizes a cupcake for a hands-on demonstration for the various staging of a pressure ulcer.