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Annotated Bibliography for Preventing Pressure Ulcers
Current average rating is 5 stars.
This annotated bibliography presents selected literature for preventing pressure ulcers.
Passport Exclusive: Strategies to Prevent Pressure Ulcers
Current average rating is 4 stars.
In this video IHI Faculty Mamber Kathy Duncan, RN reviews the four recommended components of care and the supporting evidence for improvement outlined in the Prevent Pressure Ulcers How-to Guide.
Measures: Prevent Pressure Ulcers
Current average rating is 4 stars.
Care teams should measure compliance with each of the key components of evidence-based pressure ulcer care recommended in the How-to Guide: Prevent Pressure Ulcers.
National Database of Nursing Quality Indicators Pressure Ulcer Training Modules
Current average rating is 3 stars.
The National Database of Nursing Quality Indicators by the American Nurses Association provides online training modules for clinicians in preventing and caring for pressure ulcers.
Pressure Ulcer Prevention Points
Current average rating is 2 stars.
This tool provides a detailed description of pressure ulcer prevention points, with references to literature and other resources.
Pressure Ulcer Prevention: An Nursing Competency-Based Curriculum
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NPUAP provides this example curriculum to prepare registered nurses with the minimum competencies for pressure ulcer prevention.
National Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel-Pressure Ulcer Staging System
Current average rating is 4 stars.
The NPUAP has redefined the definition of a pressure ulcer and the stages of pressure ulcers, including the original four stages and adding two stages on deep tissue injury and unstageable pressure ulcers.
Preventing Pressure Ulcers: Patient and Family Fact Sheet
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This resource for patients and families provides an overview of how to prevent and care for pressure ulcers.
Pressure Ulcer Baseline Assessment Survey for Registered Nurses and Nursing Assistants
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This self-assessment tool can be used by nurses to determine their knowledge of how to prevent and care for pressure ulcers.
How-to Guide: Prevent Pressure Ulcers — Rural Hospitals Supplement
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This How-to Guide specifically tailored for rural hospitals describes key evidence-based care components for preventing pressure ulcers, describes how to implement these interventions, and recommends measures to gauge improvement.
How-to Guide: Prevent Pressure Ulcers — Pediatric Supplement
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This How-to Guide specifically tailored for pediatrics describes key evidence-based care components for preventing pressure ulcers, describes how to implement these interventions, and recommends measures to gauge improvement.
How-to Guide: Prevent Pressure Ulcers
Current average rating is 5 stars.
This How-to Guide describes key evidence-based care components for preventing pressure ulcers, describes how to implement these interventions, and recommends measures to gauge improvement.
When It Comes to Clinical Quality, Everybody Makes the Team
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When it comes to improving clinical quality and providing the best patient care, every hospital employee and every department plays a role. When you engage non-clinical staff in quality improvement, teams get stronger and patients benefit.
Brief Report: National Nursing Home Improvement Collaborative Outcomes Congress
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This story describes the success of a National Nursing Home Improvement Collaborative that used the IHI Breakthrough Series model to improve pressure ulcer outcomes while maintaining optimal quality of life for nursing home residents.
Relieve the Pressure and Reduce Harm
Current average rating is 4 stars.
New understanding about what causes pressure ulcers and how to prevent them is enabling some hospitals to dramatically reduce this age-old problem.
Champions Improve Staff Education and Compliance with Pressure Ulcer Prevention Strategies
Current average rating is 5 stars.
Onslow Memorial Hospital (Jacksonville, North Carolina, USA) achieved a significant decrease in its facility-acquired pressure ulcer rate, prevalence rate, and incidence rate over a two-year period by implementing a risk assessment tool to determine at-risk patients, tracking compliance with documentation and pressure ulcer prevention strategies, and establishing Skin Care Champions to educated staff on policy and procedure for pressure ulcer prevention.
Percent of Patients Receiving Daily Pressure Ulcer Risk Reassessment
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The percentage of patients for whom a pressure ulcer risk reassessment (using an agreed-upon risk assessment tool) was documented as performed daily or with greater frequency (or for whom an appropriate contraindication was documented).
Risk factors for gastrointestinal bleeding in critically ill patients
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The authors describe a prospective multicenter cohort study evaluating risk factors for the development of stress ulceration among patients admitted to ICUs.
Stress ulcer prophylaxis in critically ill patients: Resolving discordant meta-analyses
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The authors report a meta-analysis of 63 randomized trials of stress ulcer prophylaxis in critically ill patients.
Preventing Pressure Ulcers Turn Clock Tool
Current average rating is 4 stars.
The turn clock tool is posted to alert staff that this patient has been identified as being at risk for pressure ulcers and serves as a reminder to reposition the patient every two hours.
Skin Care Facts: Pressure Ulcer Prevention
Current average rating is 5 stars.
Use this poster to display important facts about skin care necessary to avoid pressure ulcers.
Wound Competency: Identifying Pressure Ulcers and Other Wounds
Current average rating is 1 stars.
This tool is used to educate nursing staff on the prevention and management of wounds. It lists critical elements for identifying pressure ulcers, determining their severity (stage), and differentiating them from other types of wounds.
Pressure Ulcer Plan of Care Tool
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A grid identifying various elements of care for patients with pressure ulcers.
Braden Scale Risk Assessment and Skin Inspection Flowchart
Current average rating is 2 stars.
A flowchart indicating the steps taken to assess a patient’s risk of developing pressure ulcers and steps to identify and treat pressure ulcers that have formed.
Photographic Wound Documentation Form
Current average rating is 4 stars.
This tool is used to document the presence of a wound and condition of surrounding skin on admission and at regular intervals thereafter to document wound progression.
  
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