Pressure Ulcers1223495Although 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.1/22/2016 3:21:42 PMA pressure ulcer is Although pressure ulcers are preventable in most every case, the prevalence of pressure ulcers in health care facilities is increasing STS_Webhttp://www.ihi.org/Topics17990653http://www.ihi.org/_layouts/15/ihi/1033/images/focus/ihi-logo.png0http://www.ihi.org1/22/2016 3:21:42 PMhtmlTrueIHIaspx34;11;1634~sitecollection/_catalogs/masterpage/Display Templates/Search/Item_WebPage.js
Relieve the Pressure and Reduce Harm1247430New 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/ImprovementStories2320010000http://www.ihi.org1/14/2014 2:06:20 PMhtmlFalseaspx34;1634~sitecollection/_catalogs/masterpage/Display Templates/Search/Item_WebPage.js
How-to Guide: Prevent Pressure Ulcers1246804This 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.5/15/2017 3:21:01 PMeach of the key components of evidence-based pressure ulcer care recommended in the How-to Guide Prevent Pressure UlcersSTS_ListItem_PublishingPageshttp://www.ihi.org/resources/Pages/Tools153385530http://www.ihi.org5/15/2017 3:21:01 PMhtmlFalseaspx34;1634~sitecollection/_catalogs/masterpage/Display Templates/Search/Item_WebPage.js
Pressure Ulcer Prevention: An Nursing Competency-Based Curriculum1246822NPUAP provides this example curriculum to prepare registered nurses with the minimum competencies for pressure ulcer prevention.7/12/2011 10:29:15 PMeach of the key components of evidence-based pressure ulcer care recommended in the How-to Guide Prevent Pressure Ulcers STS_ListItem_PublishingPageshttp://www.ihi.org/resources/Pages/Tools46021500http://www.ihi.org7/12/2011 10:29:15 PMhtmlFalseaspx34;1634~sitecollection/_catalogs/masterpage/Display Templates/Search/Item_WebPage.js
Champions Improve Staff Education and Compliance with Pressure Ulcer Prevention Strategies1247025Onslow 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 PMPercentage compliance with documentation  of pressure ulcers on admission Percentage of prevalence of pressure ulcers Percentage of incidence of pressure ulcers STS_ListItem_PublishingPageshttp://www.ihi.org/resources/Pages/ImprovementStories91612940http://www.ihi.org1/9/2014 7:30:09 PMhtmlFalseaspx34;1634~sitecollection/_catalogs/masterpage/Display Templates/Search/Item_WebPage.js
Expedition: Preventing Pressure Ulcers1234572This web-based program will introduce you to effective prevention strategies using proven tools and methods to help you to reduce the number of cases of pressure ulcers in your organization. 3/14/2014 6:15:01 PMPart of the problem is that existing for identification of patients at risk for pressure ulcers Implement reliable processes for pressure ulcer risk assessment and pressure ulcer STS_Webhttp://www.ihi.org/education/WebTraining/Expeditions196570http://www.ihi.org/_layouts/15/ihi/1033/images/focus/ihi-logo.png0http://www.ihi.org3/14/2014 6:15:01 PMhtmlTrueIHIaspx34;11;1634~sitecollection/_catalogs/masterpage/Display Templates/Search/Item_WebPage.js
5 Million Lives Campaign1234183The 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). 6/11/2015 1:28:55 PM names of the patients whose lives we save can never be known "Chapter 2: Some Is Not a Prevent Pressure Ulcers by reliably using science-based guidelines for prevention of this STS_Webhttp://www.ihi.org/Engage/Initiatives/Completed568841730http://www.ihi.org/_layouts/15/ihi/1033/images/focus/ihi-logo.png0http://www.ihi.org6/11/2015 1:28:55 PMhtmlTrueIHIaspx34;11;1634~sitecollection/_catalogs/masterpage/Display Templates/Search/Item_WebPage.js
Preventing Pressure Ulcers Turn Clock Tool1246786The 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.7/9/2011 1:08:19 AMIdentify those patients at risk for developing pressure ulcers and post the Turn Clock on the doors STS_ListItem_PublishingPageshttp://www.ihi.org/resources/Pages/Tools74152400http://www.ihi.org7/9/2011 1:08:19 AMhtmlFalseaspx34;1634~sitecollection/_catalogs/masterpage/Display Templates/Search/Item_WebPage.js
National Database of Nursing Quality Indicators Pressure Ulcer Training Modules1245685The National Database of Nursing Quality Indicators by the American Nurses Association provides online training modules for clinicians in preventing and caring for pressure ulcers.7/19/2011 9:49:02 PMThe training includes four modules: Pressure Ulcers and Staging; Other Wound Types and Skin Injuries; Pressure Ulcer Survey and Community vs. Hospital/Unit-Acquired Pressure Ulcers STS_ListItem_PublishingPageshttp://www.ihi.org/resources/Pages/OtherWebsites80242190http://www.ihi.org7/19/2011 9:49:02 PMhtmlFalseaspx34;1634~sitecollection/_catalogs/masterpage/Display Templates/Search/Item_WebPage.js
Expedition: Pressure Ulcer Prevention -- Strategies for Success12345359/6/2011 3:35:22 PMImplement a reliable processes for pressure ulcer risk assessment  and pressure ulcer prevention Hospital acquired Pressure ulcers cause a great deal of unnecessary harm to patients STS_Webhttp://www.ihi.org/education/WebTraining/Expeditions140833http://www.ihi.org/_layouts/15/ihi/1033/images/focus/ihi-logo.png0http://www.ihi.org9/6/2011 3:35:22 PMhtmlTrueIHIaspx34;11;1634~sitecollection/_catalogs/masterpage/Display Templates/Search/Item_WebPage.js

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