Pressure Ulcer Prevention in High-Risk Postoperative Cardiovascular Patients
- EB122 Use of Turn and Position Device to Prevent Pressure Ulcers in Cardiovascular Surgical Intensive Care Patients. Luettgen, Mary; Loberg, Rachel; Nelson, Kathleen // Critical Care Nurse;Apr2014, Vol. 34 Issue 2, pe39
An abstract of the article "Use of Turn and Position Device to Prevent Pressure Ulcers in Cardiovascular Surgical Intensive Care Patients" by Mary Luettgen, Rachel Loberg, and Kathleen Nelson is presented.
- PREVENTING PRESSURE ULCERATION IN SURGICAL PATIENTS. Bateman, Sharon // Wounds UK;Nov2012, Vol. 8 Issue 4, p65
Pressure ulcers are a common, but often preventable, condition that occur most often in high-risk patients. The development of pressure ulcers is a cause for concern in any healthcare setting. They can occur at any stage in the patient journey, however, one clinical setting that is often...
- In Our Unit. Against All Odds: Preventing Pressure Ulcers in High-Risk Cardiac Surgery Patients. Cooper, Danielle Nicole; Layton Jones, Sarah; Currie, Linda Ann // Critical Care Nurse;Oct2015, Vol. 35 Issue 5, p76
The authors describe the preventive measures implemented by the nursing staff at Virginia Commonwealth University Medical Center (VCUMC) in Richmond to prevent and decrease hospital-acquired pressure ulcers in high-risk cardiac surgery patients. Topics they covered include the reasons patients...
- The Hard Truth. Olson, Ashley // PN;May2011, Vol. 65 Issue 5, p14
A personal narrative is presented which the author's experience of having pressure ulcers due to her failure to observe the every-15-minute rule for persons with disabilities who use a wheelchair.
- EB59 Does It Matter Who Does the Daily Skin Assessment? // Critical Care Nurse;Apr2012, Vol. 32 Issue 2, pe35
An abstract of the article "Does It Matter Who Does the Daily Skin Assessment?," by Lauren Wells is presented.
- Pressure injury prevention pilot study: a follow-up. WALKER, RACHEL; AITKEN, LEANNE // Queensland Nurse;Jun2015, Vol. 34 Issue 3, p33
The article focuses on a pilot study testing the feasibility of silicone foam border dressings to reduce pressure injuries (PI) in high risk hospitalised general medical-surgical patients. It notes the evidence to indicate silicone foam border dressings which can reduce PI in critical care and...
- Pressure ulcer prevention in intensive care. THORPE, ELAINE // Wounds UK;Jul2015, Vol. 11 Issue 2, p112
Information about various topics discussed at the Eliminating Avoidable Pressure Ulcers conference in Manchester, England in March 2015 is presented. Topics include pressure ulcer incidence among intensive care patients, strategies on the prevention of pressure ulcers (PUs) and types of...
- EB65 Evaluation of Turn and Position Product to Reduce the Incidence of Pressure Ulcers in Postoperative Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit. // Critical Care Nurse;Apr2012, Vol. 32 Issue 2, pe38
An abstract of the article "Evaluation of Turn and Position Product to Reduce the Incidence of Pressure Ulcers in Postoperative Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit," by Linda Flockhart is presented.
- The Healthy Skin Project: Changing Nursing Practice to Prevent and Treat Hospital-Acquired Pressure Ulcers. Armour-Burton, Teri; Fields, Willa; Outlaw, Lanie; Deleon, Elvira // Critical Care Nurse;Jun2013, Vol. 33 Issue 3, p32
BACKGROUND-Hospital-acquired pressure ulcers are serious clinical complications that can lead to increased length of stay, pain, infection, and, potentially, death. The surgical progressive care unit at Sharp Grossmont Hospital, San Diego, California, developed the multidisciplinary Healthy Skin...