- EB100: Pressure Ulcer Prevention in a Critical Care Unit: A Team Approach. Dickerson, Bonnie // Critical Care Nurse;Apr2011, Vol. 31 Issue 2, pe39
No abstract available.
- 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...
- In Our Unit. Skin Care Oktoberfest: A Creative Approach to Pressure Ulcer Prevention Education in a Pediatric Intensive Care Unit. Scott, Michael; Pasek, Tracy Ann; Lancas, Allison; Duke, Ashley; Vetterly, Carol // Critical Care Nurse;Oct2011, Vol. 31 Issue 5, p74
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...
- CONTINUING PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT. Pressure ulcer prevention in frail older people. Barry, Maree // Nursing Standard;12/16/2015, Vol. 30 Issue 16-18, p50
Pressure ulcers are painful and cause discomfort, have a negative effect on quality of life, and are costly to treat. The incidence and severity of preventable pressure ulcers is an important indicator of quality of care; it is essential that healthcare providers monitor prevalence and incidence...
- Using TENA Bed Plus and TENA Bed Super pads to prevent moisture lesions in an ICU. RAFTER, LINDA // Wounds UK;Mar2014, Vol. 10 Issue 1, p84
The article presents a study based on several case studies related to development of moisture lesions in patients during their stay in intensive care units (ICU) and use of TENA Bed Plus for prevention from these lesions. Topics discussed include reasons for development of these lesions, effect...
- New tool to assess skin in hospitals. // Wounds UK;Nov2012, Vol. 8 Issue 4, p10
The article offers news brief on newly devised PULSE system that could be used to assist SSKIN process and prevent pressure ulcers occurrence in hospitals.
- EB108 Staff-Led Innovative Efforts to Facilitate Team STEPPS Training Program in a Surgical Trauma Intensive Care Unit. // Critical Care Nurse;Apr2012, Vol. 32 Issue 2, pe62
An abstract of the article "Staff-Led Innovative Efforts to Facilitate Team STEPPS Training Program in a Surgical Trauma Intensive Care Unit," by Angela Benefield is presented.
- EB91 A 3-Year Journey to Decrease Occurrence of Pressure Ulcers in an Academic Medical Intensive Care Unit. Smit, Inge; Blevins, Cheri // Critical Care Nurse;Apr2014, Vol. 34 Issue 2, pe23
An abstract of the article "A 3-Year Journey to Decrease Occurrence of Pressure Ulcers in an Academic Medical Intensive Care Unit," by Inge Smit and Chrei Blevins is presented.
- PREVENTING SKIN DAMAGE: A WELSH PERSPECTIVE. Bale, Sue // Wounds UK;Sep2012, Vol. 8 Issue 3, p74
The number of older people living the UK is rising and with this comes an increasing complexity of care needs. In terms of increases to the number and proportion of older people in the UK population, the percentage of persons aged 65 and over rose from 15% in 1985 to 17% in 2010 (an increase of...