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Pressure Ulcer Preventer Invented by InventHelp Client (LAX-775)

Benzinga - Nov 27, 2016
The patent-pending PRESSURE/ULCER PREVENTION FOAM keeps a patient's lower extremities afloat, which is especially beneficial for patients who are bed-ridden. It is adjustable yet secure, allowing patients to continue to ambulate while it is in use.

What practices periop nurses can use to prevent pressure ulcers

Nurse.com (blog) - Nov 18, 2016
Advanced age, longer length of procedures, nutritional status, certain disease processes, and a higher American Society of Anesthesiologist's physical status score can make patients more vulnerable to getting a pressure ulcer. The Munro Pressure Ulcer ...

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McKnight's Long Term Care News - Nov 7, 2016
Since the National Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel issued updated staging definitions in spring, long-term care providers have been discerning just what they need to change ‚ÄĒ and more importantly, when they need to change. In its first comprehensive¬†...

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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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The Prevention and treatment of Pressure Ulcers

by: Moya Morison BA BSc(Hons) MSc PhD PGCE RGN
Written and edited by a team of experts, this remarkable book offers a unique holistic, client-centered approach and discussion of the very latest trends and issues in pressure ulcers, as well as the general principles of assessment and treatment. It also provides a wealth of user-friendly learning tools, including learning objectives, self-assessment questions, learning activities, key points, and summaries of vital information for each chapter. Need-to-know information is broken down into easy-to-understand tables.
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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 Ulcers: Guidelines for Prevention and Management

by: Joann Maklebust, Mary Sieggreen, Maklebust
In this thoroughly updated edition, readers learn the full scope of the pressure ulcer problem to deliver quality care and educate patients and their families more expertly. Content includes skin anatomy and physiology, pressure ulcer etiology and pathophysiology, wound healing, assessment, prevention, treatment, care planning, policy and procedure development, continuum of care, patient education, continuous quality improvement, anticipating trends, and appendices, including the Norton scale, Gosnell scale, Braden scale, Bates-Jensen pressure ulcer status tool, pressure ulcer flow chart, surgical wound flow chart, peri-wound flow chart, debridement flow chart, dressings chart, admission database, pressure ulcer plan of care, and more
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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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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 ...

Pressure Ulcer Prevention

A training video to help nurse aides and family care givers learn what pressure ulcers are and how they can be prevented. Purchase the 18-minute DVD video ...

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 ...