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61. Validation of the interRAI Pressure Ulcer Risk Scale in Acute Care Hospitals (Abstract)

Validation of the interRAI Pressure Ulcer Risk Scale in Acute Care Hospitals 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 prospective cohort studies.General medical, surgical, and orthopedic wards in 11 hospitals in two states of Australia.Individuals aged 70 and older admitted to the hospital for longer than 48 hours from July 2005 to May 2010 (...) characteristic curve).Complete data were available for 1,371 (96.7%) participants, 85 of whom (6.2%) had a PU at admission. Of the 1,286 without PUs at admission, 42 (3.3%) developed a new PU during their hospital stay. The association between PURS and outcomes had a c-statistic of 0.81 (standard error (SE) 0.02) for prevalent ulcers at admission and 0.70 (SE 0.04) for incidence of new PUs.When derived from the interRAI AC tool, the PURS demonstrated good to strong ability to screen for PU outcome in acute

2016 EvidenceUpdates

62. Antibiotics and antiseptics for pressure ulcers. Full Text available with Trip Pro

Antibiotics and antiseptics for pressure ulcers. Pressure ulcers, also known as bedsores, decubitus ulcers and pressure injuries, are localised areas of injury to the skin or the underlying tissue, or both. A range of treatments with antimicrobial properties, including impregnated dressings, are widely used in the treatment of pressure ulcers. A clear and current overview is required to facilitate decision making regarding use of antiseptic or antibiotic therapies in the treatment of pressure (...) ulcers. This review is one of a suite of Cochrane reviews investigating the use of antiseptics and antibiotics in different types of wounds. It also forms part of a suite of reviews investigating the use of different types of dressings and topical treatments in the treatment of pressure ulcers.To assess the effects of systemic and topical antibiotics, and topical antiseptics on the healing of infected and uninfected pressure ulcers being treated in any clinical setting.In October 2015 we searched

2016 Cochrane

63. 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 Full Text available with Trip Pro

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 The James Lind Alliance (JLA) brings patients, carers and clinicians together in Priority Setting Partnerships (PSPs) to identify and prioritise shared uncertainties about the effects of treatment. The JLA emerged from the evidence-informed healthcare movement to address a concern that the research being carried (...) out on treatment effectiveness is not that of most importance to patients and health professionals. In the JLA PSPs, 'hard' evidence-informed ideals meet 'soft' participatory practices. This article 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

2016 Research involvement and engagement

64. Characteristics of patients who are admitted with or acquire Pressure Ulcers in a District General Hospital; a 3 year retrospective analysis Full Text available with Trip Pro

Characteristics of patients who are admitted with or acquire Pressure Ulcers in a District General Hospital; a 3 year retrospective analysis 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 to be provided quickly with a pressure relieving support surface than those with no PU. HAPU patients had a longer length of stay and a higher proportion of heel PUs compared to CAPU.

2016 Nursing open

65. Nursing documentation of pressure ulcers in nursing homes: comparison of record content and patient examinations Full Text available with Trip Pro

Nursing documentation of pressure ulcers in nursing homes: comparison of record content and patient examinations 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 comparing the patient examinations with the patient record contents, the patient records lacked information about pressure ulcers and preventive interventions.

2016 Nursing open

66. Systematic reviews on preventing pressure ulcers

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2016 Norwegian Institute of Public Health

67. The impact of nurse decision making on the pressure ulcer related clinical and quality related outcomes of adult patients in the last six months of life: a systematic review

The impact of nurse decision making on the pressure ulcer related clinical and quality related outcomes of adult patients in the last six months of life: 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

2016 PROSPERO

68. Organisation of health services for preventing and treating pressure ulcers [Cochrane Protocol]

Organisation of health services for preventing and treating pressure ulcers [Cochrane Protocol] 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 address

2016 PROSPERO

69. Prognostic models for pressure ulcer risk assessment: a systematic review

Prognostic models for pressure ulcer risk assessment: 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 address: Timing and effect

2016 PROSPERO

70. Support surfaces for pressure ulcer prevention: a network meta-analysis

Support surfaces for pressure ulcer prevention: a network 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. 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 address: Timing and effect

2016 PROSPERO

71. Specific prognostic factors and pressure ulcer development in hospitalised patients: a systematic review

Specific prognostic factors and pressure ulcer development in hospitalised 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

2016 PROSPERO

72. Self-management interventions to improve skin care for the prevention of pressure ulcers in people with a spinal cord injury

Self-management interventions to improve skin care for the prevention of pressure ulcers in people with a spinal cord injury 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

2016 PROSPERO

73. Reconstructive surgery for treating pressure ulcers [Cochrane Protocol]

Reconstructive surgery for treating pressure ulcers [Cochrane Protocol] 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 address: Timing and effect

2016 PROSPERO

74. Electrical stimulation for treating pressure ulcers [Cochrane Protocol]

Electrical stimulation for treating pressure ulcers [Cochrane Protocol] 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 address: Timing and effect

2016 PROSPERO

75. Effectiveness of pressure ulcer prevention strategies for adult patients in intensive care units: a systematic review protocol

Effectiveness of pressure ulcer prevention strategies for adult patients in intensive care units: a systematic review protocol 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

2016 PROSPERO

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

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

2015 EvidenceUpdates

77. 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 Full Text available with Trip Pro

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

2015 NIHR HTA programme

78. 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

2015 Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health - Rapid Review

79. Wound-care teams for preventing and treating pressure ulcers. Full Text available with Trip Pro

Wound-care teams for preventing and treating pressure ulcers. 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.To assess the impact of wound-care teams in preventing and treating pressure ulcers in people of any age, nursed in any healthcare setting.In April 2015 we searched: The Cochrane Wounds Group Specialised Register; The Cochrane Central

2015 Cochrane

80. Electromagnetic therapy for treating pressure ulcers. Full Text available with Trip Pro

Electromagnetic therapy for treating pressure ulcers. Pressure ulcers are defined as areas "of localized damage to the skin and underlying tissue caused by pressure, shear, friction and/or the combination of these". Electromagnetic therapy (EMT), in which electrodes produce an electromagnetic field across the wound, may improve healing of chronic wounds such as pressure ulcers.To assess the effects of EMT on the healing of pressure ulcers.For this update we searched the Cochrane Wounds Group (...) as this is a small study and this finding may be due to chance. Additionally, the outcome, percentage reduction in wound area, is less clinically meaningful than complete healing.The results provide no strong evidence of benefit in using EMT to treat pressure ulcers. However, the possibility of a beneficial or harmful effect cannot be ruled out because there were only two included trials, both with methodological limitations and small numbers of participants. Further research is recommended.

2015 Cochrane