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1. Assessment of risk for pressure ulcers with the Norton scale

Assessment of risk for pressure ulcers with the Norton scale Assessment of risk for pressure ulcers with the Norton scale We use cookies on this website. By using this site, you agree that we may store and access cookies on your device. Swedish Agency for Health Technology Assessment and Assessment of Social Services Assessment of risk for pressure ulcers with the Norton scale Share: Reading time approx. 6 minutes Pressure ulcers are common among patients with reduced mobility, although in most (...) cases they can be prevented if preventative measures are implemented in time. Standardized risk assessment instruments are often used to detect patients at high risk for pressure ulcers, one of which is the Norton scale. Question What scientific studies are there on the use of the Norton Risk Assessment Tool to detect patients at high risk of pressure ulcers? Table with identified studies Table 1. Systematic reviews with low/medium risk of bias Included studies Population/Intervention Outcome

2019 Swedish Council on Technology Assessement

2. A multicentre prospective randomised controlled clinical trial comparing the effectiveness and cost of a static air mattress and alternating air pressure mattress to prevent pressure ulcers in nursing home residents Full Text available with Trip Pro

A multicentre prospective randomised controlled clinical trial comparing the effectiveness and cost of a static air mattress and alternating air pressure mattress to prevent pressure ulcers in nursing home residents Pressure ulcers are a global issue and substantial concern for healthcare systems. Various types of support surfaces that prevent pressure ulcer are available. Data about the effectiveness and cost of static air support surfaces and alternating air pressure mattresses is lacking.To (...) compare the effectiveness and cost of static air support surfaces versus alternating air pressure support surfaces in a nursing home population at high risk for pressure ulcers.Prospective, multicentre, randomised controlled clinical, non-inferiority trial.Twenty-six nursing homes in Flanders, Belgium.A consecutive sample of 308 participants was selected based on the following eligibility criteria: high risk for pressure ulcer and/or with category 1 pressure ulcer, being bedbound and/or chair bound

2019 EvidenceUpdates

3. Multicenter randomized controlled trial comparing the effectiveness and safety of hydrocellular and hydrocolloid dressings for treatment of category II pressure ulcers in patients at primary and long-term care institutions (Abstract)

Multicenter randomized controlled trial comparing the effectiveness and safety of hydrocellular and hydrocolloid dressings for treatment of category II pressure ulcers in patients at primary and long-term care institutions Pressure ulcers are a major burden to patients because they affect health, well-being, and health-related quality of life. Thus, prevention and early treatment of pressure ulcers is a major challenge for health care professionals.To compare the efficacy of hydrocellular (...) and hydrocolloid dressings after 8 weeks of treatment of category II pressure ulcers.A prospective multicenter clinical trial with blinded outcome assessors.Adult patients with category II pressure ulcers from primary and long-term care institutions on Majorca island.Category II ulcers were treated with ALLEVYN Adhesive® dressings or VARIHESIVE® GEL CONTROL dressings, with the primary outcome being healing of the ulcers in 8 weeks. Blinded confirmation of ulcer healing was performed by a treatment-group

2019 EvidenceUpdates

4. SEM Scanner for pressure ulcer prevention

SEM Scanner for pressure ulcer prevention SEM Scanner for pressure ulcer pre SEM Scanner for pressure ulcer prev vention ention Medtech innovation briefing Published: 8 May 2019 www.nice.org.uk/guidance/mib182 pathways Summary Summary The technology technology described in this briefing is SEM Scanner. It is used for detecting changes in sub-epidermal moisture (SEM) to show pressure-induced tissue damage which can become a pressure ulcer. The inno innovativ vative aspects e aspects are that SEM (...) Scanner uses a non-visual tissue assessment and is the only technology available that assesses SEM for pressure ulcer risk. The intended place in ther place in therap apy y would be alongside current techniques for risk and visual assessment in people at risk of developing a pressure ulcer. The main points from the e main points from the evidence vidence summarised in this briefing are from 7 studies (3 prospective studies, 1 pilot study and 3 abstracts) involving 1,870 adults. They show that SEM

2019 National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence - Advice

5. Preventive interventions for pressure ulcers in long-term older people care facilities: A systematic review Full Text available with Trip Pro

Preventive interventions for pressure ulcers in long-term older people care facilities: A systematic review To explore the effectiveness of interventions aimed at pressure ulcer (PU) prevention in long-term older people care facilities (LOPC).Pressure ulcers cause suffering for patients and constitute a major financial burden. Although most PUs could be prevented, their number has remained high. To avoid unnecessary suffering and costs, PU prevention must be effective.A systematic review.A

2019 EvidenceUpdates

6. Risk assessment tools for the prevention of pressure ulcers. Full Text available with Trip Pro

Risk assessment tools for the prevention of pressure ulcers. Use of pressure ulcer risk assessment tools or scales is a component of the assessment process used to identify individuals at risk of developing a pressure ulcer. Use of a risk assessment tool is recommended by many international pressure ulcer prevention guidelines, however it is not known whether using a risk assessment tool makes a difference to patient outcomes. We conducted a review to provide a summary of the evidence (...) pertaining to pressure ulcer risk assessment in clinical practice, and this is the third update of this review.To assess whether using structured and systematic pressure ulcer risk assessment tools, in any healthcare setting, reduces the incidence of pressure ulcers.In February 2018 we searched the Cochrane Wounds Specialised Register; the Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials (CENTRAL); Ovid MEDLINE (including In-Process & Other Non-Indexed Citations); Ovid Embase; and EBSCO CINAHL Plus. We

2019 Cochrane

7. Mepilex Border Heel and Sacrum dressings for preventing pressure ulcers

Mepilex Border Heel and Sacrum dressings for preventing pressure ulcers Mepile Mepilex Border Heel and Sacrum x Border Heel and Sacrum dressings for pre dressings for prev venting pressure ulcers enting pressure ulcers Medical technologies guidance Published: 10 January 2019 nice.org.uk/guidance/mtg40 © NICE 2019. All rights reserved. Subject to Notice of rights (https://www.nice.org.uk/terms-and-conditions#notice-of- rights).Y Y our responsibility our responsibility This guidance represents (...) recommendations wherever possible. Mepilex Border Heel and Sacrum dressings for preventing pressure ulcers (MTG40) © NICE 2019. All rights reserved. Subject to Notice of rights (https://www.nice.org.uk/terms-and- conditions#notice-of-rights). Page 2 of 15Contents Contents 1 Recommendations 4 2 The technology 6 3 Evidence 7 Clinical evidence 7 Cost evidence 8 4 Committee discussion 10 Clinical effectiveness 10 NHS considerations 11 Cost modelling 12 Cost savings 13 Further research 13 5 Committee members

2019 National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence - Medical technologies

8. Clinical efficacy of negative pressure in the treatment of diabetic foot ulcer: a systematic review of randomized clinical trials

Clinical efficacy of negative pressure in the treatment of diabetic foot ulcer: a systematic review of randomized clinical trials Print | PDF PROSPERO This information has been provided by the named contact for this review. CRD has accepted this information in good faith and registered the review in PROSPERO. CRD bears no responsibility or liability for the content of this registration record, any associated files or external websites. Email salutation (e.g. "Dr Smith" or "Joanne

2019 PROSPERO

9. Reported risk factors for developing pressure ulcers in adult surgical patients - a systematic review

Reported risk factors for developing pressure ulcers in adult surgical patients - a systematic review Print | PDF PROSPERO This information has been provided by the named contact for this review. CRD has accepted this information in good faith and registered the review in PROSPERO. CRD bears no responsibility or liability for the content of this registration record, any associated files or external websites. Email salutation (e.g. "Dr Smith" or "Joanne") for correspondence: Organisation web

2019 PROSPERO

10. The effectiveness of high frequency ultrasound (HFUS) for pressure ulcer (PU): a systematic review of randomized controlled trials

The effectiveness of high frequency ultrasound (HFUS) for pressure ulcer (PU): a systematic review of randomized controlled trials Print | PDF PROSPERO This information has been provided by the named contact for this review. CRD has accepted this information in good faith and registered the review in PROSPERO. The registrant confirms that the information supplied for this submission is accurate and complete. CRD bears no responsibility or liability for the content of this registration record

2019 PROSPERO

11. Reporting systems for pressure ulcers, with emphasis on medical device related pressure ulcers - narrative review

Reporting systems for pressure ulcers, with emphasis on medical device related pressure ulcers - narrative review Print | PDF PROSPERO This information has been provided by the named contact for this review. CRD has accepted this information in good faith and registered the review in PROSPERO. The registrant confirms that the information supplied for this submission is accurate and complete. CRD bears no responsibility or liability for the content of this registration record, any associated

2019 PROSPERO

12. Quantifying the health related quality of life in people with pressure ulcers: a systematic review

Quantifying the health related quality of life in people with pressure ulcers: a systematic review Print | PDF PROSPERO This information has been provided by the named contact for this review. CRD has accepted this information in good faith and registered the review in PROSPERO. The registrant confirms that the information supplied for this submission is accurate and complete. CRD bears no responsibility or liability for the content of this registration record, any associated files or external

2019 PROSPERO

13. Comparative effectiveness of medical devices for the prevention of heel pressure ulcers: a systematic review

Comparative effectiveness of medical devices for the prevention of heel pressure ulcers: a systematic review Print | PDF PROSPERO This information has been provided by the named contact for this review. CRD has accepted this information in good faith and registered the review in PROSPERO. The registrant confirms that the information supplied for this submission is accurate and complete. CRD bears no responsibility or liability for the content of this registration record, any associated files

2019 PROSPERO

14. Exploring effectiveness evidence for reconstructive surgery for treating pressure ulcers

Exploring effectiveness evidence for reconstructive surgery for treating pressure ulcers Print | PDF PROSPERO This information has been provided by the named contact for this review. CRD has accepted this information in good faith and registered the review in PROSPERO. The registrant confirms that the information supplied for this submission is accurate and complete. CRD bears no responsibility or liability for the content of this registration record, any associated files or external websites

2019 PROSPERO

15. Support surfaces for prevention of intraoperative pressure ulcers: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Support surfaces for prevention of intraoperative pressure ulcers: a systematic review and meta-analysis Print | PDF PROSPERO This information has been provided by the named contact for this review. CRD has accepted this information in good faith and registered the review in PROSPERO. The registrant confirms that the information supplied for this submission is accurate and complete. CRD bears no responsibility or liability for the content of this registration record, any associated files

2019 PROSPERO

16. Clinical decision support systems for pressure ulcer management: a systematic review

Clinical decision support systems for pressure ulcer management: a systematic review Print | PDF PROSPERO This information has been provided by the named contact for this review. CRD has accepted this information in good faith and registered the review in PROSPERO. The registrant confirms that the information supplied for this submission is accurate and complete. CRD bears no responsibility or liability for the content of this registration record, any associated files or external websites

2019 PROSPERO

17. Effects of implementing Pressure Ulcer Prevention Guideline (PUPPG) in the prevention of pressure ulcers among hospitalized elderly patients

Effects of implementing Pressure Ulcer Prevention Guideline (PUPPG) in the prevention of pressure ulcers among hospitalized elderly patients Print | PDF PROSPERO This information has been provided by the named contact for this review. CRD has accepted this information in good faith and registered the review in PROSPERO. The registrant confirms that the information supplied for this submission is accurate and complete. CRD bears no responsibility or liability for the content of this registration

2019 PROSPERO

18. Topical application of basic fibroblast growth factor for pressure ulcers: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Topical application of basic fibroblast growth factor for pressure ulcers: a systematic review and meta-analysis Print | PDF PROSPERO This information has been provided by the named contact for this review. CRD has accepted this information in good faith and registered the review in PROSPERO. The registrant confirms that the information supplied for this submission is accurate and complete. CRD bears no responsibility or liability for the content of this registration record, any associated

2019 PROSPERO

19. Organisation of health services for preventing and treating pressure ulcers. Full Text available with Trip Pro

Organisation of health services for preventing and treating pressure ulcers. Pressure ulcers, which are a localised injury to the skin, or underlying tissue, or both, occur when people are unable to reposition themselves to relieve pressure on bony prominences. Pressure ulcers are often difficult to heal, painful, expensive to manage and have a negative impact on quality of life. While individual patient safety and quality care stem largely from direct healthcare practitioner-patient (...) interactions, each practitioner-patient wound-care contact may be constrained or enhanced by healthcare organisation of services. Research is needed to demonstrate clearly the effect of different provider-orientated approaches to pressure ulcer prevention and treatment.To assess the effects of different provider-orientated interventions targeted at the organisation of health services, on the prevention and treatment of pressure ulcers.In April 2018 we searched the Cochrane Wounds Specialised Register

2018 Cochrane

20. Dressings and topical agents for preventing pressure ulcers. Full Text available with Trip Pro

Dressings and topical agents for preventing pressure ulcers. Pressure ulcers, localised injuries to the skin or underlying tissue, or both, occur when people cannot reposition themselves to relieve pressure on bony prominences. These wounds are difficult to heal, painful, expensive to manage and have a negative impact on quality of life. Prevention strategies include nutritional support and pressure redistribution. Dressing and topical agents aimed at prevention are also widely used, however (...) , it remains unclear which, if any, are most effective. This is the first update of this review, which was originally published in 2013.To evaluate the effects of dressings and topical agents on pressure ulcer prevention, in people of any age, without existing pressure ulcers, but considered to be at risk of developing one, in any healthcare setting.In March 2017 we searched the Cochrane Wounds Group Specialised Register, CENTRAL, MEDLINE, MEDLINE (In-Process & Other Non-Indexed Citations), Embase

2018 Cochrane