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Pressure Ulcers

Martie L. Moore, RN, MAOM, CPHQ

Intervention: How eating and drinking can save your skin

Graduating with a nursing degree in hand, I was ready to bring my new knowledge and skills to the bedside. Thirty years later, I am amazed at how much I still have to learn and apply to my practice. In our right to keep seniors free of pressure ulcers, for example, we have missed an important tool for helping the skin be stronger and more resilient

Martie L. Moore, RN, MAOM, CPHQ

Let’s change history to prevent pressure ulcers

I can remember a conversation that I overheard between my mother and aunt when my grandmother was in her last few years of life. In essence, they were talking about open areas that my grandmother had on her backside. I knew that what was happening to my grandmother was not a good thing for her. It certainly wasn’t something I wanted for my mother.

Katherine Canda

Oct. 29 webinar: the route to fewer pressure ulcers and falls via monitoring

Many providers never get the chance to reduce pressure ulcers and resident falls while also meeting quality improvement goals. Attendees at McKnight’s Oct. 29 webinar, however, will hear first hand how one continuing care retirement community did, and learn how they can do it too. The free event begins at 1 p.m. (Eastern Time).

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