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Rober Showcases Pressure Ulcer Protection for Critically Ill Patients

HospiMedica (registration) - Jan 31, 2017
UK-based pressure ulcer specialist, Rober Limited showcased its state-of-the-art pressure ulcer mattress at Arab Health 2017 that has been developed specifically for patients who are critically ill or in intensive care. At the four-day event held from ...

United States: Insurance Claims Report Spotlights Risks To Assisted Living Facility Operators

Mondaq News Alerts (registration) - Feb 22, 2017
Although 94% of pressure ulcer related claims arose from skilled nursing facility residents, the average claim paid for pressure ulcer related claims for assisted living facilities ($236,562) exceeded the average pressure ulcer claim paid for skilled ...

Pressure ulcer sufferers are the stars of a new video sharing their experiences

South Wales Evening Post - Feb 1, 2017
PRESSURE ulcer sufferers are about to take a starring role in a new video in the hope it could spare others the same painful condition they have endured. The video, which has been produced by the Pressure Ulcer Prevention and Intervention Service at ...

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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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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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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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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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Staging of Pressure Ulcers (1,2,3,4 & unstageable) *Part 1*

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2 Main Causes of Skin Pressure Ulcers part 2

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