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21. Polyurethane Foam Dressings for the Prevention of Pressure Ulcers: Clinical and Cost-Effectiveness and Guidelines

Polyurethane Foam Dressings for the Prevention of Pressure Ulcers: Clinical and Cost-Effectiveness and Guidelines Polyurethane Foam Dressings for the Prevention of Pressure Ulcers: Clinical and Cost-Effectiveness and Guidelines | CADTH.ca Find the information you need Polyurethane Foam Dressings for the Prevention of Pressure Ulcers: Clinical and Cost-Effectiveness and Guidelines Polyurethane Foam Dressings for the Prevention of Pressure Ulcers: Clinical and Cost-Effectiveness and Guidelines (...) Published on: April 3, 2017 Project Number: RC0866-000 Product Line: Research Type: Devices and Systems Report Type: Summary with Critical Appraisal Result type: Report Question What is the clinical effectiveness of polyurethane foam dressings for the prevention of pressure ulcers? What is the cost-effectiveness of polyurethane foam dressings for the prevention of pressure ulcers? What are the evidence-based guidelines regarding the use of polyurethane foam dressings for the prevention of pressure ulcers

Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health - Rapid Review2017

23. Prevention of pressure ulcer

Prevention of pressure ulcer Prevention of pressure ulcer - NIPH Selected items added to basket Close Vis søkefelt How can we help you today? Search for: Søk Menu • • Prevention of pressure ulcer Søk i Folkehelsa.no Search for: Søk Infectious diseases & Vaccines Close Mental & Physical health Close Environment & Lifestyle Close Health in Norway Close Quality & Knowledge Close Research & Access to data Close Key message Background Prevention of pressure ulcer is suggested as a priority area (...) in a planned Norwegian patient safety campaign. To support decisions regarding priority areas and interven-tions, we have performed a rapid summary of evidence regarding prevention of pressure ulcer. Commission The summary was performed on commission of The Norwegian Knowledge Centre for the Health Services, The secretary of the patient safety campaign 2011. Main conclusions (graded body of evidence) The incidence of pressure ulcer may be reduced by the use of pressure relief madrasses (high quality

The Norwegian Knowledge Centre for the Health Services2017

24. Risk Assessment and Prevention of Pressure Ulcers

Risk Assessment and Prevention of Pressure Ulcers Risk Assessment and Prevention of Pressure Ulcers | Registered Nurses' Association of Ontario l’Association des infirmières et infirmiers autorisés de l’Ontario Speaking out for nursing. Speaking out for health. » » Risk Assessment and Prevention of Pressure Ulcers Project / Initiative: Type of Guideline: Clinical Status: Published Publish Date: 2002 About this Guideline : Define early interventions for pressure ulcer prevention, and to manage (...) Stage I pressure ulcers. This best practice guideline assists nurses who work in diverse practice settings to identify adults who are at risk of pressure ulcers. This guideline focuses its recommendations on: Practice Recommendations including assessment, planning, intervention and discharge/transfer of care Educational Recommendations for supporting the skills required for nurses working with adults at risk for pressure ulcers Organization & Policy Recommendations addressing the importance

Registered Nurses' Association of Ontario2017

25. Reconstructive surgery for treating pressure ulcers.

Reconstructive surgery for treating pressure ulcers. BACKGROUND: The management of pressure ulcers involves several interventions ranging from pressure-relieving measures such as repositioning, to treatments that can include reconstructive surgery. Such surgery may be considered for recalcitrant wounds when full thickness skin loss arises and deeper structures such as muscle fascia and even bone are exposed. The surgery commonly involves wound debridement followed by the addition of new tissue (...) into the wound. Whilst reconstructive surgery is an accepted means of ulcer management, the benefits and harms of surgery compared with non-surgical treatments, or alternative surgical approaches are not clear. OBJECTIVES: To assess the effects of reconstructive surgery for healing pressure ulcers (stage II or above), comparing surgery with no surgery or comparing alternative forms of surgery in any care setting. SEARCH METHODS: We searched the following electronic databases to identify reports of relevant

Cochrane2016

26. Bed rest for pressure ulcer healing in wheelchair users.

Bed rest for pressure ulcer healing in wheelchair users. BACKGROUND: Pressure ulcers, which are 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, and impact negatively on the individual's quality of life. International guidelines suggest bed rest as a component of the treatment strategy to manage pressure ulcers among wheelchair users (...) . The potential benefits and risks need to be considered when assessing the effectiveness of bed rest as an intervention for treating pressure ulcers in this population. Therefore, it was important to search and appraise existing research evidence in order to determine the impact of bed rest on the healing of pressure ulcers in wheelchair users. OBJECTIVES: To assess the impact of bed rest on pressure ulcer healing, in wheelchair users, of any age, who are living or being cared for in any setting. SEARCH

Cochrane2016

27. Emerging Technologies for the Prevention of Pressure Ulcers in Acute Care Settings: A Review of Clinical and Cost-Effectiveness and Guidelines

Emerging Technologies for the Prevention of Pressure Ulcers in Acute Care Settings: A Review of Clinical and Cost-Effectiveness and Guidelines Emerging Technologies for the Prevention of Pressure Ulcers in Acute Care Settings: A Review of Clinical and Cost-Effectiveness and Guidelines | CADTH.ca Find the information you need Emerging Technologies for the Prevention of Pressure Ulcers in Acute Care Settings: A Review of Clinical and Cost-Effectiveness and Guidelines Emerging Technologies (...) for the Prevention of Pressure Ulcers in Acute Care Settings: A Review of Clinical and Cost-Effectiveness and Guidelines Published on: September 12, 2016 Project Number: RC0809-000 Product Line: Research Type: Devices and Systems Report Type: Summary with Critical Appraisal Result type: Report Question What is the clinical effectiveness of emerging technologies when used alone, or in combination with established interventions, for the prevention of pressure ulcers in acute care settings? What is the clinical

Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health - Rapid Review2016

28. Validation of the interRAI Pressure Ulcer Risk Scale in Acute Care Hospitals

Validation of the interRAI Pressure Ulcer Risk Scale in Acute Care Hospitals 27321613 2016 06 20 2016 06 20 1532-5415 64 6 2016 Jun Journal of the American Geriatrics Society J Am Geriatr Soc Validation of the interRAI Pressure Ulcer Risk Scale in Acute Care Hospitals. 1324-8 10.1111/jgs.14131 To validate the Pressure Ulcer Risk Scale (PURS) to screen for pressure ulcer (PU) outcomes in the acute hospital setting. Secondary data analysis was undertaken using a combined dataset from three (...) , Ontario, Canada. Gray Leonard C LC Centre for Research in Geriatric Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia. eng Journal Article United States J Am Geriatr Soc 7503062 0002-8614 IM geriatric assessment interRAI Acute Care pressure ulcer risk scale validation 2016 6 21 6 0 2016 6 21 6 0 2016 6 21 6 0 ppublish 27321613 10.1111/jgs.14131

EvidenceUpdates2016

29. Exploring the challenge of health research priority setting in partnership: reflections on the methodology used by the James Lind Alliance Pressure Ulcer Priority Setting Partnership

Exploring the challenge of health research priority setting in partnership: reflections on the methodology used by the James Lind Alliance Pressure Ulcer Priority Setting Partnership 29062513 2018 11 13 2056-7529 2 2016 Research involvement and engagement Res Involv Engagem Exploring the challenge of health research priority setting in partnership: reflections on the methodology used by the James Lind Alliance Pressure Ulcer Priority Setting Partnership. 12 10.1186/s40900-016-0026-y The James (...) explores the challenges of putting co-production methods into practice by reflecting on the methods used by the JLA Pressure Ulcer PSP (JLAPUP). The JLA principles are transparency, inclusivity and avoiding waste in research. This means paying the same close critical attention to how PSPs are designed and run, as is desired in the health research which the JLA seeks to influence. JLAPUP showed that it was possible to work in partnership in a field where patients are often elderly, immobile

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30. Characteristics of patients who are admitted with or acquire Pressure Ulcers in a District General Hospital; a 3 year retrospective analysis

Characteristics of patients who are admitted with or acquire Pressure Ulcers in a District General Hospital; a 3 year retrospective analysis 27708825 2018 11 13 2054-1058 3 3 2016 07 Nursing open Nurs Open Characteristics of patients who are admitted with or acquire Pressure Ulcers in a District General Hospital; a 3 year retrospective analysis. 152-158 The study aimed to characterize demographic and clinical practice factors associated with community (CAPU) and hospital acquired pressure ulcers (...) (HAPU). A comparative retrospective evaluation of pressure ulcer data, collected from a district general hospital. Demographic and pressure ulcer related data were collected from patients at risk of developing a pressure ulcer, collated by a single observer using a standardized tool. Comparisons were made within and between patient groups (no PU, CAPU and HAPU). CAPU and HAPU patient groups were significantly ( P < 0·001) older, had extended lengths of hospital stay and were less likely

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31. Nursing documentation of pressure ulcers in nursing homes: comparison of record content and patient examinations

Nursing documentation of pressure ulcers in nursing homes: comparison of record content and patient examinations 27708826 2018 11 13 2054-1058 3 3 2016 07 Nursing open Nurs Open Nursing documentation of pressure ulcers in nursing homes: comparison of record content and patient examinations. 159-167 The aim of this study was to describe the accuracy and quality of nursing documentation of the prevalence, risk factors and prevention of pressure ulcers, and compare retrospective audits of nursing (...) documentation with patient examinations conducted in nursing homes. This study used a cross-sectional descriptive design. A retrospective audit of 155 patients' records and patient examinations using the European Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel form and the Braden scale, conducted in January and February 2013. The prevalence of pressure ulcers was 38 (26%) in the audit of the patient records and 33 (22%) in patient examinations. A total of 17 (45%) of the documented pressure ulcers were not graded. When

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32. Systematic reviews on preventing pressure ulcers

Systematic reviews on preventing pressure ulcers Systematic reviews on preventing pressure ulcers - NIPH Selected items added to basket Close Vis søkefelt How can we help you today? Search for: Søk Menu • • Systematic reviews on preventing pressure ulcers Søk i Folkehelsa.no Search for: Søk Infectious diseases & Vaccines Close Mental & Physical health Close Environment & Lifestyle Close Health in Norway Close Quality and Knowledge Close More topics Close Norwegian studies imply that between 7 (...) and 15 per cent of inpatients develop pressure ulcers. They develop more often in specific groups of patients, like patients with spinal cord injury, hip fracture and patients in intensive care. Pressure ulcers are areas of localized damage to the skin and underlying tissue, believed to be caused by pressure, shear force or friction. Pressure ulcers occur fast, it has been documented to develop within one hour. Age, immobility, inadequate nutrition, sensory deficiency, multiple comorbidities, reduced

Norwegian Institute of Public Health2016

33. Psychometric Properties of the Spinal Cord Injury Pressure Ulcer Scale (SCIPUS) for Pressure Ulcer Risk Assessment During Inpatient Rehabilitation

Psychometric Properties of the Spinal Cord Injury Pressure Ulcer Scale (SCIPUS) for Pressure Ulcer Risk Assessment During Inpatient Rehabilitation 26205694 2015 10 30 2016 02 03 2015 10 30 1532-821X 96 11 2015 Nov Archives of physical medicine and rehabilitation Arch Phys Med Rehabil Psychometric Properties of the Spinal Cord Injury Pressure Ulcer Scale (SCIPUS) for Pressure Ulcer Risk Assessment During Inpatient Rehabilitation. 1980-5 10.1016/j.apmr.2015.06.020 S0003-9993(15)00563-8 To assess (...) the psychometric properties of the Spinal Cord Injury Pressure Ulcer Scale (SCIPUS) for pressure ulcer (PU) risk assessment during inpatient rehabilitation. Prospective cohort. Tertiary rehabilitation centers. Individuals (N=759) participating in inpatient spinal cord injury rehabilitation between January 3, 2012, and April 23, 2014. Not applicable. Admission SCIPUS scores and the corresponding risk stratification, PU incidence, intraclass correlation coefficient (ICC) for interrater reliability, sensitivity

EvidenceUpdates2015

34. Pressure UlceR Programme Of reSEarch (PURPOSE): using mixed methods (systematic reviews, prospective cohort, case study, consensus and psychometrics) to identify patient and organisational risk, develop a risk assessment tool and patient-reported outcome

Pressure UlceR Programme Of reSEarch (PURPOSE): using mixed methods (systematic reviews, prospective cohort, case study, consensus and psychometrics) to identify patient and organisational risk, develop a risk assessment tool and patient-reported outcome Pressure UlceR Programme Of reSEarch (PURPOSE): using mixed methods (systematic reviews, prospective cohort, case study, consensus and psychometrics) to identify patient and organisational risk, develop a risk assessment tool and patient (...) -reported outcome Quality of Life and Health Utility measures Journals Library An error occurred retrieving content to display, please try again. >> >> >> Page Not Found Page not found (404) Sorry - the page you requested could not be found. Please choose a page from the navigation or try a website search above to find the information you need. >> >> >> >> Issue {{metadata .Issue }} Toolkit 1)"> 0)"> {{metadata.Title}} {{metadata.Headline}} The Pressure UlceR Programme Of reSEarch (PURPOSE) has provided

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35. Prevention of Pressure Ulcers and Skin Degradation in Wheelchair Users: Guidelines

Prevention of Pressure Ulcers and Skin Degradation in Wheelchair Users: Guidelines Prevention of Pressure Ulcers and Skin Degradation in Wheelchair Users: Guidelines | CADTH.ca Find the information you need Prevention of Pressure Ulcers and Skin Degradation in Wheelchair Users: Guidelines Prevention of Pressure Ulcers and Skin Degradation in Wheelchair Users: Guidelines Published on: October 7, 2015 Project Number: RA0810-000 Product Line: Research Type: Devices and Systems Report Type (...) : Reference List Result type: Report Question What are the evidence-based guidelines regarding the management of heat and moisture in seating systems of wheelchair bound individuals? Key Message One evidence-based guideline regarding the management of heat and moisture for pressure ulcer prevention for wheelchair bound individuals was identified. Tags hot temperature, pressure ulcer, skin ulcer, wheelchairs, wounds and injuries, other miscellaneous topics, automated chair, cushion, decubitis, decubitus

Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health - Rapid Review2015

36. Wound-care teams for preventing and treating pressure ulcers.

Wound-care teams for preventing and treating pressure ulcers. BACKGROUND: Pressure ulcers, which are 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 and impact negatively on the individual's quality of life. The cost implications of pressure ulcer treatment are considerable, compounding the challenges in providing cost effective (...) , efficient health service delivery. International guidelines suggest that to prevent and manage pressure ulcers successfully a team approach is required. Therefore, this review has been conducted to clarify the role of wound-care teams in the prevention and management of pressure ulcers. OBJECTIVES: To assess the impact of wound-care teams in preventing and treating pressure ulcers in people of any age, nursed in any healthcare setting. SEARCH METHODS: In April 2015 we searched: The Cochrane Wounds Group

Cochrane2015

37. Negative pressure wound therapy for treating leg ulcers.

Negative pressure wound therapy for treating leg ulcers. BACKGROUND: Leg ulcers are open skin wounds that occur between the ankle and the knee that can last weeks, months or even years and are a consequence of arterial or venous valvular insufficiency. Negative pressure wound therapy (NPWT) is a technology that is currently used widely in wound care and is promoted for use on wounds. NPWT involves the application of a wound dressing to the wound, to which a machine is attached. The machine (...) applies a carefully controlled negative pressure (or vacuum), which sucks any wound and tissue fluid away from the treated area into a canister. OBJECTIVES: To assess the effects of negative pressure wound therapy (NPWT) for treating leg ulcers in any care setting. SEARCH METHODS: For this review, in May 2015 we searched the following databases: the Cochrane Wounds Group Specialised Register (searched 21 May 2015); the Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials (CENTRAL; The Cochrane Library 2015

Cochrane2015

38. Massage therapy for preventing pressure ulcers.

Massage therapy for preventing pressure ulcers. BACKGROUND: Pressure ulcers affect approximately 10% of patients in hospitals and the elderly are at highest risk. Several studies have suggested that massage therapy may help to prevent the development of pressure ulcers, but these results are inconsistent. OBJECTIVES: To assess the evidence for the effects of massage compared with placebo, standard care or other interventions for prevention of pressure ulcers in at-risk populations.The review (...) sought to answer the following questions:Does massage reduce the incidence of pressure ulcers of any grade?Is massage safe in the short- and long-term? If not, what are the adverse events associated with massage? SEARCH METHODS: We searched the Cochrane Wounds Group Specialised Register (8 January 2015), the Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials (CENTRAL) (2015, Issue 1), Ovid MEDLINE (1946 to 8 January 2015), Ovid MEDLINE (In-Process Other Non-Indexed Citations 8 January 2015), Ovid EMBASE

Cochrane2015

39. Treating pressure ulcers: new evidence, continued uncertainty

Treating pressure ulcers: new evidence, continued uncertainty Treating pressure ulcers: new evidence, continued uncertainty - Evidently Cochrane Search and hit Go By May 29, 2015 // It’s not often that a pressure ulcer sets someone’s heart pounding, apart, perhaps, for the nurse who discovers that his or her patient has one. But this was the experience of , a current practitioner in geriatric medicine and wound care, on finding a copy of Charcot’s Lectures on the Diseases of the Central (...) Nervous System, first published in 1877 and with it ‘the beginnings of the modern “avoidable-unavoidable” controversy on pressure ulcers’. Practising in Paris, Dr Charcot and Dr Henri Brown-Sequard proposed differing theories about the mechanisms of ‘bedsoredevelopment but then, Levine notes, ‘pressure ulcers dropped off the medical map for over a century’. They’re firmly on the map now but there’s much that we still don’t know. The debate about whether all pressure ulcers are avoidable continues

Evidently Cochrane2015

40. Risk assessment and prevention of pressure ulcers: a clinical practice guideline from the american college of physicians.

Risk assessment and prevention of pressure ulcers: a clinical practice guideline from the american college of physicians. DESCRIPTION: The American College of Physicians (ACP) developed this guideline to present the evidence and provide clinical recommendations based on the comparative effectiveness of risk assessment scales and preventive interventions for pressure ulcers. METHODS: This guideline is based on published literature on this topic that was identified by using MEDLINE (1946 through (...) February 2014), CINAHL (1998 through February 2014), the Cochrane Library, clinical trials registries, and reference lists. Searches were limited to English-language publications. The outcomes evaluated for this guideline include pressure ulcer incidence and severity, resource use, diagnostic accuracy, measures of risk, and harms. This guideline grades the quality of evidence and strength of recommendations by using ACP's clinical practice guidelines grading system. The target audience

Annals of Internal Medicine2015 Full Text: Link to full Text with Trip Pro