Pressure Injuries

Ask the Treatment Expert about ... evaluating pressure injury programs

Ask the Treatment Expert about ... evaluating pressure injury programs

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How do we evaluate whether our pressure injury program is ready for the new survey process?

Telescopic cells aid high-risk patients

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Patients who spend more than eight hours a day in a wheelchair have a far lower incidence of pressure ulcers when it is equipped with a single-compartment or multi-compartment air cushion using telescopic cells.

Ask the Treatment Expert about ... pressure injuries

Ask the Treatment Expert about ... pressure injuries

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What type of tissue is found in a pressure injury?

An ounce of pressure injury prevention

An ounce of pressure injury prevention

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Benjamin Franklin once said that "an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure." His 1736 statement was referring to firefighting — better to prevent a fire than deal with putting one out — but it can also apply to one of the most challenging issues in long-term care: Pressure injuries.

How a 15-year-old inventor flew across the world to help pressure injuries

How a 15-year-old inventor flew across the world to help pressure injuries

The adage "you are never too young to teach and never too old to learn" took a new meaning at the National Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel (NPUAP) Biennial conference held in New Orleans..

Defending nursing homes cited with F-Tag 314

Defending nursing homes cited with F-Tag 314

With these recent decisions, we have discovered that there is success in demonstrating to a jury or arbitration panel how a pressure injury can be unavoidable as defined under F-Tag 314.