Pressure is On to Reduce Pressure Ulcers

November 2013
HealthLeaders Magazine;Nov2013, Vol. 16 Issue 9, p66
The article discusses the different programs and initiatives which are launched to reduce preventable hospital-acquired conditions (HACs). Particular focus is given to the spread of hospital-acquired pressure ulcers in Crouse Hospital in Syracuse, New York. It also discusses the strategies used in other hospitals, such as Adventist Sonora Regional Medical Center in California and WellStar Cobb Hospital in Austell, Georgia, for preventing the spread of HACs. INSET: A Bit of Fun.


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