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Pressure Ulcers807Although 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/Topics61304780http://www.ihi.org1/22/2016 3:21:42 PMhtmlTrueIHIaspx34;11;1634~sitecollection/_catalogs/masterpage/Display Templates/Search/Item_WebPage.js
How-to Guide: Prevent Pressure Ulcers916814This 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.2/2/2014 1:50:34 AMeach 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/Tools55474010http://www.ihi.org2/2/2014 1:50:34 AMhtmlFalseaspx34;1634~sitecollection/_catalogs/masterpage/Display Templates/Search/Item_WebPage.js
National Database of Nursing Quality Indicators Pressure Ulcer Training Modules915074The 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/OtherWebsites28552400http://www.ihi.org7/19/2011 9:49:02 PMhtmlFalseaspx34;1634~sitecollection/_catalogs/masterpage/Display Templates/Search/Item_WebPage.js
Pressure Ulcer Prevention: An Nursing Competency-Based Curriculum916833NPUAP 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/Tools19581780http://www.ihi.org7/12/2011 10:29:15 PMhtmlFalseaspx34;1634~sitecollection/_catalogs/masterpage/Display Templates/Search/Item_WebPage.js
Relieve the Pressure and Reduce Harm915906New 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/ImprovementStories77016710http://www.ihi.org1/14/2014 2:06:20 PMhtmlFalseaspx34;1634~sitecollection/_catalogs/masterpage/Display Templates/Search/Item_WebPage.js
Expedition: Pressure Ulcer Prevention -- Strategies for Success106359/6/2011 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/Expeditions554160http://www.ihi.org9/6/2011 3:35:22 PMhtmlTrueIHIaspx34;11;1634~sitecollection/_catalogs/masterpage/Display Templates/Search/Item_WebPage.js
Best-practice protocols: Reducing harm from pressure ulcers920625This article focuses on reducing pressure ulcers as part of the Institute for Healthcare Improvement's 5 Million Lives Campaign to protect patients from five million incidents of medical harm.9/15/2011 4:13:22 PMKlyber M, Schimmelpfenning D. Best-practice protocols: Reducing harm from pressure ulcers This article focuses on reducing pressure ulcers as part of the Institute for Healthcare STS_ListItem_PublishingPageshttp://www.ihi.org/resources/Pages/Publications40780http://www.ihi.org9/15/2011 4:13:22 PMhtmlFalseaspx34;1634~sitecollection/_catalogs/masterpage/Display Templates/Search/Item_WebPage.js
Expedition: Preventing Pressure Ulcers10667This 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/Expeditions615260http://www.ihi.org3/14/2014 6:15:01 PMhtmlTrueIHIaspx34;11;1634~sitecollection/_catalogs/masterpage/Display Templates/Search/Item_WebPage.js
Preventing Pressure Ulcers Turn Clock Tool916773The 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/Tools26801980http://www.ihi.org7/9/2011 1:08:19 AMhtmlFalseaspx34;1634~sitecollection/_catalogs/masterpage/Display Templates/Search/Item_WebPage.js
Pressure Ulcer Prevention Points916834This 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/Tools1002860http://www.ihi.org7/12/2011 10:30:24 PMhtmlFalseaspx34;1634~sitecollection/_catalogs/masterpage/Display Templates/Search/Item_WebPage.js

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