What's The Skinny? A Reduction In Pressure Ulcer Prevalence in the Surgical Intensive Care Unit (SICU)
- 1. INTRODUCTION. // Wound Practice & Research;Sep2012 Supplement, p3
The article introduces the Pan Pacific Clinical Practice Guideline for Prevention and Management of Pressure Injury, by the Australian Wound Management Association (AWMA), and presents a list of Guideline Development Steering Committee members, list of reviewers and a list of abbreviations used.
- 2. SUMMARY OF RECOMMENDATIONS. // Wound Practice & Research;Sep2012 Supplement, p12
A table is presented which lists recommendation grades, including consensus based recommendations (CBR), for pressure injury risk assessment, prevention of pressure injuries and assessment and monitoring of pressure injuries.
- 3. BACKGROUND. // Wound Practice & Research;Sep2012 Supplement, p15
The article offers information on guidelines on pressure injury (PI), for its increased awareness among health care professionals. Objectives of guidelines include identification of patients at risk of PI, optimizing management of PIs and preventing related complications. The article also...
- 4. GUIDELINE DEVELOPMENT PROCESS. // Wound Practice & Research;Sep2012 Supplement, p16
The article notes that the Pan Pacific Clinical Practice Guideline for the Prevention and Management of Pressure Injury was in accordance with the guideline development process by the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC).
- APPENDIX A-D. // Wound Practice & Research;Sep2012 Supplement, p52
The article indicates to refer to the detailed version of the Pan Pacific Clinical Practice Guideline for the Prevention and Management of Pressure Injury (2012) for the mentioned appendices A to D.
- Sheepskin answer for bedsores. // Australian Nursing Journal;Aug97, Vol. 5 Issue 2, p20
Reports on the development of sheepskin bed cover by Australian scientists to reduce the risk of bedsores for immobile patients. Features of the cover; Saving from the use of the product.
- Bed selection help patients rest easy. Carroll, Patricia // RN;May95, Vol. 58 Issue 5, p44
Describes preventive measures to be followed to reduce the dangers of pressure ulcers. Costs of treating pressure ulcers; Assessment of patient's risks; Needs of patients in the different categories of risks; Importance of nurses for patients.
- Abstracts. Moran, Michael // Physical Therapy;Nov1995, Vol. 75 Issue 11, p1031
Presents an abstract on the report `Efficacy of a Comprehensive Pressure Ulcer Preservation Program in an Extended Care Facility,' by M.B. Regan, P.H. Byers, and H.N. Mayrovitz, published in the `Advances in Wound Care: The Journal for Prevention and Healing.'
- Avoiding the avoidable. Toner, Louise; Stephen-Haynes, Jackie; Buckland, Richard // British Journal of Community Nursing;Dec2010 Supplement, Vol. 15, pS5
The author comments on a perceived lack of infrastructure supporting pressure ulcer prevention with hospital trusts and primary care trusts (PCT) in Great Britain. She cites the role of tissue viability specialist nurses (TVN) in pressure ulcer prevention. The author also discusses measures...
- Cost-effectiveness of pressure ulcer prevention measures. // American Family Physician;10/1/1996, Vol. 54 Issue 5, p1727
Presents a summary of the article `Cost-Effectiveness of Interventions for Preventing Pressure Ulcers,' by G.C. Xakellis, and R.A. Frantz, from the Journal of American Board Family Practice, dated 1996.