TITLE

In Our Unit. Skin Care Oktoberfest: A Creative Approach to Pressure Ulcer Prevention Education in a Pediatric Intensive Care Unit

AUTHOR(S)
Scott, Michael; Pasek, Tracy Ann; Lancas, Allison; Duke, Ashley; Vetterly, Carol
PUB. DATE
October 2011
SOURCE
Critical Care Nurse;Oct2011, Vol. 31 Issue 5, p74
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the "Skin Care Oktoberfest" organized at the pediatric intensive care unit (PICU) at Children's Hospital in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. It mentions that attendees at the event examined pressure ulcers simulated in pumpkins, and had to achieve 5 learning stations including support surfaces, incontinence associated dermatitis (IAD) and topical skin care preparations. The article also mentions the development of a hospital-owned PICU support surface reference tool.
ACCESSION #
66315722

 

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