Pressure Ulcers2242126Although pressure ulcers are preventable in most every case, the prevalence of pressure ulcers in health care facilities is increasing. Preventing pressure ulcers entails to two major steps first, identifying patients at risk; and second, reliably implementing prevention strategies for all patients who are identified as being at risk.1/10/2019 8:38:20 PMPreventing pressure ulcers entails to two major steps: first, identifying patients at risk; and second, reliably implementing prevention strategies for all patients who are STS_Webhttp://www.ihi.org/Topics91066384http://www.ihi.org/_layouts/15/ihi/1033/images/focus/ihi-logo.png0http://www.ihi.org1/10/2019 8:38:20 PMhtmlTrueIHIaspx11;1611~sitecollection/_catalogs/masterpage/Display Templates/Search/Item_Site.js
Pressure Ulcer Prevention Points2277599This tool provides a detailed description of pressure ulcer prevention points, with references to literature and other resources.7/12/2011 10:30:24 PM Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel (NPUAP) Washington, DC, USA   This tool provides a detailed description of pressure ulcer prevention points, with references to literature STS_ListItem_PublishingPageshttp://www.ihi.org/resources/Pages/Tools7873660http://www.ihi.org7/12/2011 10:30:24 PMhtmlFalseaspx1616~sitecollection/_catalogs/masterpage/Display Templates/Search/Item_WebPage.js
Champions Improve Staff Education and Compliance with Pressure Ulcer Prevention Strategies2277153Onslow 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.1/9/2014 7:30:09 PMand hands-on learning for prevention devices March 2008: Another skills fair was held and included a pressure ulcer prevention station Ongoing: Data from the quarterly STS_ListItem_PublishingPageshttp://www.ihi.org/resources/Pages/ImprovementStories22508510http://www.ihi.org1/9/2014 7:30:09 PMhtmlFalseaspx1616~sitecollection/_catalogs/masterpage/Display Templates/Search/Item_WebPage.js
Pressure Ulcer Prevention: An Nursing Competency-Based Curriculum2277598NPUAP provides this example curriculum to prepare registered nurses with the minimum competencies for pressure ulcer prevention.7/12/2011 10:29:15 PMPressure Ulcer Prevention Points This tool provides a detailed description of pressure ulcer prevention points, with references to literature STS_ListItem_PublishingPageshttp://www.ihi.org/resources/Pages/Tools10897290http://www.ihi.org7/12/2011 10:29:15 PMhtmlFalseaspx1616~sitecollection/_catalogs/masterpage/Display Templates/Search/Item_WebPage.js
Preventing pressure ulcers: The goal is zero2279960This article describes how to identify patients at risk for pressure ulcers and reliably implement prevention strategies for all patients identified as at risk. 9/15/2011 4:13:20 PMJoint Commission Journal on Quality and Patient Safety identify patients at risk for pressure ulcers and reliably implement prevention strategies for all patients identified STS_ListItem_PublishingPageshttp://www.ihi.org/resources/Pages/Publications144390http://www.ihi.org9/15/2011 4:13:20 PMhtmlFalseaspx1616~sitecollection/_catalogs/masterpage/Display Templates/Search/Item_WebPage.js
Skin Care Facts: Pressure Ulcer Prevention2278160Use this poster to display important facts about skin care necessary to avoid pressure ulcers. 7/9/2011 12:45:17 AMHow-to Guide: Prevent Pressure Ulcers This How-to Guide describes key STS_ListItem_PublishingPageshttp://www.ihi.org/resources/Pages/Tools8904190http://www.ihi.org7/9/2011 12:45:17 AMhtmlFalseaspx1616~sitecollection/_catalogs/masterpage/Display Templates/Search/Item_WebPage.js
Relieve the Pressure and Reduce Harm2277019New understanding about what causes pressure ulcers and how to prevent them is enabling some hospitals to dramatically reduce this age-old problem.1/14/2014 2:06:20 PMby the Washington, DC-based National Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel, pressure ulcers range from Stage I —  the earliest STS_ListItem_PublishingPageshttp://www.ihi.org/resources/Pages/ImprovementStories1007132660http://www.ihi.org1/14/2014 2:06:20 PMhtmlFalseaspx1616~sitecollection/_catalogs/masterpage/Display Templates/Search/Item_WebPage.js
CMS Partnership for Patients2242138IHI is helping hospitals improve in core focus areas identified by the Partnership by Patients, a national initiative that aims to improve the quality, safety, and affordability of health care for all Americans.1/10/2019 6:34:05 PMHow-to Guide: Prevent Pressure Ulcers Explore this topic on IHI.org VTE Prevention Guide (Society of Hospital Medicine) Centers for Disease Control and Prevention STS_Webhttp://www.ihi.org/Topics30042196http://www.ihi.org/_layouts/15/ihi/1033/images/focus/ihi-logo.png0http://www.ihi.org1/10/2019 6:34:05 PMhtmlTrueIHIaspx11;1611~sitecollection/_catalogs/masterpage/Display Templates/Search/Item_Site.js
5 Million Lives Campaign2258297The aim of the 5 Million Lives Campaign was to support the improvement of medical care in the US, significantly reducing levels of morbidity (illness or medical harm such as adverse drug events or surgical complications) and mortality. IHI quantified this aim and set a numeric goal we asked hospitals participating in the Campaign to prevent 5 million incidents of medical harm over a period of two years (December 12, 2006-December 9, 2008). 12/7/2020 5:10:18 PM names of the patients whose lives we save can never be known Prevent Pressure Ulcers by reliably using science-based guidelines for prevention of this serious and common STS_Webhttp://www.ihi.org/Engage/Initiatives/Completed243531937http://www.ihi.org/_layouts/15/ihi/1033/images/focus/ihi-logo.png0http://www.ihi.org12/7/2020 5:10:18 PMhtmlTrueIHIaspx11;1611~sitecollection/_catalogs/masterpage/Display Templates/Search/Item_Site.js
Wound Competency: Identifying Pressure Ulcers and Other Wounds2278177This 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. 5/13/2011 5:28:01 PMlists critical elements for identifying pressure ulcers, determining their severity (stage), and STS_ListItem_PublishingPageshttp://www.ihi.org/resources/Pages/Tools4563240http://www.ihi.org5/13/2011 5:28:01 PMhtmlFalseaspx1616~sitecollection/_catalogs/masterpage/Display Templates/Search/Item_WebPage.js

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