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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.

Topic(s): Pressure Ulcers;How-to Guides
Last Modified Date:2/1/2014

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Although 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.

Topic(s): Pressure Ulcers
Last Modified Date:10/19/2014

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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.

Topic(s): Pressure Ulcers
Last Modified Date:7/8/2011

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The organizations on the Mentor Hospital Registry have volunteered to provide support, advice, clinical expertise, and tips to hospitals seeking help with their implementation efforts.

Topic(s): Pressure Ulcers
Last Modified Date:2/13/2014

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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.

Topic(s): Pressure Ulcers
Last Modified Date:7/19/2011

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As much as public awareness of the problem has grown, most patients might still be surprised to learn that infections contracted during a hospital stay are a significant cause of death in the US. Learn how hospitals have significantly reduced their monthly hospital-acquired infection rates, some down to zero.

Topic(s): Central Line Infection;MRSA (methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus);Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia (VAP);Infection - Healthcare-Associated (HAI);Surgical Infection Prevention
Last Modified Date:4/3/2013

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When it comes to fighting certain serious infections, the efforts of patients and providers alike can sometimes take on heroic proportions. This is especially true when the stakes are high and the infection is not easily eradicated, like methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA).

Topic(s): Large-Scale Improvement;Hand Hygiene;MRSA (methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus);Infection - Healthcare-Associated (HAI)
Last Modified Date:1/14/2014

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This website for patients and families provides basic information on pressure sores, an overview of risk factors for pressure sores, and other resources for prevention and treatment.

Topic(s): Pressure Ulcers
Last Modified Date:7/19/2011

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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.

Topic(s): Pressure Ulcers
Last Modified Date:5/13/2011

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Use this poster to display important facts about skin care necessary to avoid pressure ulcers.

Topic(s): Pressure Ulcers
Last Modified Date:7/8/2011