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Jeri Lundgren

Jeri Lundgren

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Ask the Treatment Expert about … pressure injuries

We just admitted a resident with two pressure injuries. The hospital had marked both as Stage 2. However, on admission to our facility, one presented with granulation tissue and the other had granulation and some thin slough in the wound bed. Are these Stage 2 pressure injuries?

Ask the Treatment Expert about … inspection procedure

As part of our pressure injury prevention program, we conduct a weekly head-to-toe skin inspection. Can this be done by nursing assistants? A weekly head-to-toe skin inspection is recommended as part of a pressure injury prevention program in the guidance of F686 Skin Integrity/Pressure Ulcers. However, the guidance does not indicate who should perform the…

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