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61. Patient lifts and transfer equipment for preventing pressure ulcers: a review of clinical and cost-effectiveness and guidelines

Patient lifts and transfer equipment for preventing pressure ulcers: a review of clinical and cost-effectiveness and guidelines Patient lifts and transfer equipment for preventing pressure ulcers: a review of clinical and cost-effectiveness and guidelines Patient lifts and transfer equipment for preventing pressure ulcers: a review of clinical and cost-effectiveness and guidelines CADTH Record Status This is a bibliographic record of a published health technology assessment from a member (...) of INAHTA. No evaluation of the quality of this assessment has been made for the HTA database. Citation CADTH. Patient lifts and transfer equipment for preventing pressure ulcers: a review of clinical and cost-effectiveness and guidelines. Ottawa: Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health (CADTH). Rapid Response - Summary with Critical Appraisal. 2013 Authors' conclusions There was no evidence in the literature searched pertaining to the clinical or cost-effectiveness of patient lifts

Health Technology Assessment (HTA) Database.2014

62. Pressure ulcers: prevention and management

Pressure ulcers: prevention and management Pressure ulcers: pre Pressure ulcers: prev vention and ention and management management Clinical guideline Published: 23 April 2014 nice.org.uk/guidance/cg179 © NICE 2018. 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 The recommendations in this guideline represent the view of NICE, arrived at after careful consideration of the evidence (...) be inconsistent with complying with those duties. Commissioners and providers have a responsibility to promote an environmentally sustainable health and care system and should assess and reduce the environmental impact of implementing NICE recommendations wherever possible. Pressure ulcers: prevention and management (CG179) © NICE 2018. All rights reserved. Subject to Notice of rights (https://www.nice.org.uk/terms-and- conditions#notice-of-rights). Page 2 of 39Contents Contents Introduction 5 Patient-centred

National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence - Clinical Guidelines2014

63. Turning for the Prevention and Management of Pressure Ulcers

Turning for the Prevention and Management of Pressure Ulcers Turning for the Prevention and Management of Pressure Ulcers: OHTAC Recommendation. October 2014; pp. 1–12 Turning for the Prevention and Management of Pressure Ulcers: OHTAC Recommendation Ontario Health Technology Advisory Committee October 2014 Turning for the Prevention and Management of Pressure Ulcers: OHTAC Recommendation. October 2014; pp. 1–12 2 Suggested Citation This report should be cited as follows: Ontario Health (...) Technology Advisory Committee (OHTAC). Turning for the Prevention and Management of Pressure Ulcers: OHTAC recommendation [Internet]. Toronto: Queen's Printer for Ontario; 2014 October. 12 p. Available from: http://www.hqontario.ca/evidence/publications-and-ohtac-recommendations/ontario-health- technology-assessment-series/turn-multisite-trial. Permission Requests All inquiries regarding permission to reproduce any content in Health Quality Ontario reports should be directed to EvidenceInfo@hqontario.ca

Health Quality Ontario2014

64. Systematic review: The effectiveness of pressure ulcer risk assessment instruments and associated intervention protocols remains uncertain

Systematic review: The effectiveness of pressure ulcer risk assessment instruments and associated intervention protocols remains uncertain The effectiveness of pressure ulcer risk assessment instruments and associated intervention protocols remains uncertain | Evidence-Based Medicine This site uses cookies. By continuing to browse the site you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Log in using your username and password For personal accounts OR managers of institutional accounts Username (...) * Password * your user name or password? Search for this keyword Search for this keyword Main menu Log in using your username and password For personal accounts OR managers of institutional accounts Username * Password * your user name or password? You are here The effectiveness of pressure ulcer risk assessment instruments and associated intervention protocols remains uncertain Article Text Therapeutics Systematic review The effectiveness of pressure ulcer risk assessment instruments and associated

Evidence-Based Medicine (Requires free registration)2014

65. Natural sheepskins for the treatment of pressure ulcers: clinical effectiveness, cost-effectiveness, and guidelines

Natural sheepskins for the treatment of pressure ulcers: clinical effectiveness, cost-effectiveness, and guidelines Natural sheepskins for the treatment of pressure ulcers: clinical effectiveness, cost-effectiveness, and guidelines Natural sheepskins for the treatment of pressure ulcers: clinical effectiveness, cost-effectiveness, and guidelines CADTH Record Status This is a bibliographic record of a published health technology assessment from a member of INAHTA. No evaluation of the quality (...) of this assessment has been made for the HTA database. Citation CADTH. Natural sheepskins for the treatment of pressure ulcers: clinical effectiveness, cost-effectiveness, and guidelines. Ottawa: Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health (CADTH). Rapid Response. 2014 Authors' conclusions One health technology assessment report and two systematic reviews regarding the clinical effectiveness of natural sheepskins for the treatment of pressure ulcers in adults with impaired mobility were identified

Health Technology Assessment (HTA) Database.2014

66. Negative pressure wound therapy for managing diabetic foot ulcers: a review of the clinical effectiveness, cost-effectiveness, and guidelines

Negative pressure wound therapy for managing diabetic foot ulcers: a review of the clinical effectiveness, cost-effectiveness, and guidelines Negative pressure wound therapy for managing diabetic foot ulcers: a review of the clinical effectiveness, cost-effectiveness, and guidelines Negative pressure wound therapy for managing diabetic foot ulcers: a review of the clinical effectiveness, cost-effectiveness, and guidelines CADTH Record Status This is a bibliographic record of a published health (...) technology assessment from a member of INAHTA. No evaluation of the quality of this assessment has been made for the HTA database. Citation CADTH. Negative pressure wound therapy for managing diabetic foot ulcers: a review of the clinical effectiveness, cost-effectiveness, and guidelines. Ottawa: Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health (CADTH). Rapid Response. 2014 Authors' conclusions The evidence presented in this report supports greater clinical efficacy of negative pressure wound therapy

Health Technology Assessment (HTA) Database.2014

68. Pressure ulcer risk assessment and prevention: comparative effectiveness

Pressure ulcer risk assessment and prevention: comparative effectiveness Pressure ulcer risk assessment and prevention: comparative effectiveness Pressure ulcer risk assessment and prevention: comparative effectiveness Chou R, Dana T, Bougatsos C, Blazina I, Starmer A, Reitel K, Buckley D Record Status This is a bibliographic record of a published health technology assessment from a member of INAHTA. No evaluation of the quality of this assessment has been made for the HTA database. Citation (...) Chou R, Dana T, Bougatsos C, Blazina I, Starmer A, Reitel K, Buckley D. Pressure ulcer risk assessment and prevention: comparative effectiveness. Rockville: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ). Comparative Effectiveness Review No. 87. 2013 Authors' conclusions Although risk-assessment instruments can identify patients at higher risk for pressure ulcers, more research is needed to understand how the use of risk-assessment instruments impacts pressure ulcer incidence compared

Health Technology Assessment (HTA) Database.2013

69. Pressure ulcer treatment strategies: comparative effectiveness

Pressure ulcer treatment strategies: comparative effectiveness Pressure ulcer treatment strategies: comparative effectiveness Pressure ulcer treatment strategies: comparative effectiveness Saha S, Smith MEB, Totten A, Fu R, Wasson N, Rahman B, Motu'apuaka M, Hickam DH Record Status This is a bibliographic record of a published health technology assessment from a member of INAHTA. No evaluation of the quality of this assessment has been made for the HTA database. Citation Saha S, Smith MEB (...) , Totten A, Fu R, Wasson N, Rahman B, Motu'apuaka M, Hickam DH. Pressure ulcer treatment strategies: comparative effectiveness. Rockville: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ). Comparative Effectiveness Review No. 90. 2013 Authors' conclusions Pressure ulcers affect up to 3 million Americans and are a major source of morbidity, mortality, and health care cost. This review summarizes evidence comparing the effectiveness and safety of pressure ulcer treatment strategies. Final publication

Health Technology Assessment (HTA) Database.2013

70. Hospital report cards for hospital-acquired pressure ulcers: how good are the grades?

Hospital report cards for hospital-acquired pressure ulcers: how good are the grades? BACKGROUND: Value-based purchasing programs use administrative data to compare hospitals by rates of hospital-acquired pressure ulcers (HAPUs) for public reporting and financial penalties. However, validation of these data is lacking. OBJECTIVE: To assess the validity of the administrative data used to generate HAPU rates by comparing the rates generated from these data with those generated from surveillance

Annals of Internal Medicine2013 Full Text: Link to full Text with Trip Pro

71. Mini Nutritional Assessment as a Useful Method of Predicting the Development of Pressure Ulcers in Elderly Inpatients

Mini Nutritional Assessment as a Useful Method of Predicting the Development of Pressure Ulcers in Elderly Inpatients 24083424 2013 10 14 2013 12 03 2014 08 28 1532-5415 61 10 2013 Oct Journal of the American Geriatrics Society J Am Geriatr Soc Mini nutritional assessment as a useful method of predicting the development of pressure ulcers in elderly inpatients. 1698-704 10.1111/jgs.12455 To determine the usefulness of the Mini Nutritional Assessment (MNA) and plasma amino acid analysis (...) in predicting the formation of pressure ulcers (PUs) in inpatients. Prospective, observational cohort study with a mean observation period of 62.2 ± 86.4 days. Intermediate and acute care wards of a hospital in rural Japan. Inpatients with an average age of 85.0 ± 7.6 (N = 422). Mini Nutritional Assessment, Subjective Global Assessment (SGA), Braden Scale (PU prognostic score), PU formation, and biochemical analysis including plasma amino acid concentrations. PUs developed in 7.1% of participants. A MNA

EvidenceUpdates2013

72. Efficacy of Topical Atorvastatin for the Treatment of Pressure Ulcers: A Randomized Clinical Trial

Efficacy of Topical Atorvastatin for the Treatment of Pressure Ulcers: A Randomized Clinical Trial 23940000 2014 01 08 2014 08 26 2015 11 19 1875-9114 34 1 2014 Jan Pharmacotherapy Pharmacotherapy Efficacy of topical atorvastatin for the treatment of pressure ulcers: a randomized clinical trial. 19-27 10.1002/phar.1339 To evaluate the effects of topical atorvastatin on the healing process of pressure ulcers in critically ill patients. Randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled clinical trial (...) . Medical-surgical intensive care unit of a university-affiliated teaching hospital in Tehran, Iran. One hundred four patients with stage I or II pressure ulcers, graded according to the 2-digit Stirling Pressure Sore Severity Scale. Patients were randomized to receive topical atorvastatin 1% ointment (51 patients [atorvastatin group]) or placebo ointment (53 patients [control group]) applied once/day to pressure ulcers for 14 days in addition to standard care for pressure ulcers. The efficacy of each

EvidenceUpdates2013

73. Pressure ulcer risk assessment and prevention: comparative effectiveness

Pressure ulcer risk assessment and prevention: comparative effectiveness Pressure ulcer risk assessment and prevention: comparative effectiveness Pressure ulcer risk assessment and prevention: comparative effectiveness Chou R, Dana T, Bougatsos C, Blazina I, Starmer A, Reitel K, Buckley D CRD summary This generally well-conducted review concluded that commonly used instruments can predict which patients are more likely to develop a pressure ulcer. There were no clear differences in test (...) accuracy between methods. Advanced static support surfaces were more effective than standard mattresses for reducing risk of pressure ulcers. The review conclusions seem appropriate. Authors' objectives To evaluate the predictive ability of pressure ulcer risk assessment tools and the benefits and harms of interventions to prevent and treat pressure ulcers. Searching MEDLINE, CINAHL and Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews were searched to July 2012 for studies in English; full search strategies

DARE.2013

74. Pressure ulcer treatment strategies: a systematic comparative effectiveness review

Pressure ulcer treatment strategies: a systematic comparative effectiveness review Pressure ulcer treatment strategies: a systematic comparative effectiveness review Pressure ulcer treatment strategies: a systematic comparative effectiveness review Smith ME, Totten A, Hickam DH, Fu R, Wasson N, Rahman B, Motu'apuaka M, Saha S CRD summary The authors concluded that moderate-strength evidence showed that healing of pressure ulcers in adults was improved with use of air-fluidised beds, protein (...) supplementation, radiant heat dressings and electrical stimulation. There was insufficient or no evidence of a favourable effect for any of the interventions on complete wound healing. The authors' conclusion is likely to be reliable. Authors' objectives To compare the effectiveness and safety of treatment strategies for adults with pressure ulcers. Searching MEDLINE, EMBASE, CINAHL, EBM Reviews, Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials (CENTRAL), Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, DARE and HTA

DARE.2013

75. The effect of oxandrolone on the healing of chronic pressure ulcers in persons with spinal cord injury: a randomized trial.

The effect of oxandrolone on the healing of chronic pressure ulcers in persons with spinal cord injury: a randomized trial. BACKGROUND: Anabolic steroids have been reported to improve wound healing. OBJECTIVE: To determine whether oxandrolone increases the percentage of target pressure ulcers (TPUs) that heal compared with placebo and whether healed ulcers remain closed 8 weeks after treatment. DESIGN: Parallel-group, placebo-controlled, randomized trial conducted from 1 August 2005 to 30

Annals of Internal Medicine2013

78. Preventing in-facility pressure ulcers as a patient safety strategy: a systematic review

Preventing in-facility pressure ulcers as a patient safety strategy: a systematic review Preventing in-facility pressure ulcers as a patient safety strategy: a systematic review Preventing in-facility pressure ulcers as a patient safety strategy: a systematic review Sullivan N, Schoelles KM CRD summary The authors concluded that moderate-strength evidence suggested that implementing multicomponent initiatives for pressure ulcer prevention in acute and long-term care settings could improve (...) the processes of care and reduce pressure ulcer rates. This was a largely well-conducted review and the authors' conclusion seems reliable. Authors' objectives To evaluate multicomponent interventions to reduce in-facility pressure ulcers and identify factors leading to their successful implementation. Searching CINAHL, The Cochrane Library, EMBASE, and MEDLINE were searched from 2000 to 2012 for articles published in English. Search terms were reported in an online supplement. Previous reviews and gray

DARE.2013

80. Interrater agreement, reliability and validity of the Glamorgan Paediatric Pressure Ulcer Risk Assessment Scale

Interrater agreement, reliability and validity of the Glamorgan Paediatric Pressure Ulcer Risk Assessment Scale 23121342 2014 03 10 2015 04 06 2014 03 10 1365-2702 23 7-8 2014 Apr Journal of clinical nursing J Clin Nurs Interrater agreement, reliability and validity of the Glamorgan Paediatric Pressure Ulcer Risk Assessment Scale. 1165-9 10.1111/jocn.12025 To determine (1) What is the degree of interrater agreement and reliability of Glamorgan scale item and sum scores? and (2) Are Glamorgan (...) scale sum scores valid? Pressure ulcer risk assessment scales are recommended for use in clinical practice. For paediatric patients, 12 instruments are currently described. Empirical evidence about the performance of Glamorgan scale scores in clinical practice is limited. An observational validation study was conducted on a paediatric cardiac unit of a large university hospital in Germany in April and May 2010. Children were assessed simultaneously and independently by varying convenience samples

EvidenceUpdates2013