In many long-term care facilities, wound care starts at the top of an individual’s healthcare team, with the doctor or lead nurse examining the resident for wounds and recommending treatment for them. ...
Is a daily dressing-change protocol necessary for chronic wounds?
Jan 10, 2023
According to the National Institute of Health, it is estimated that, on average, about 11% of long-term care residents suffer from chronic wounds. No other demographic group experiences chronic wounds...
The real life cost of inaccurate wound documentation
Oct 29, 2018
In a recent survey of wound care professionals who work in nursing homes, almost half reported observing wound documentation that was inaccurate and led to adverse patient outcomes including sepsis, gangrene,...