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81. Comprehensive programs for preventing pressure ulcers: a review of the literature

Comprehensive programs for preventing pressure ulcers: a review of the literature Comprehensive programs for preventing pressure ulcers: a review of the literature Comprehensive programs for preventing pressure ulcers: a review of the literature Niederhauser A, VanDeusen Lukas C, Parker V, Ayello EA, Zulkowski K, Berlowitz D CRD summary The review concluded that comprehensive, multidisciplinary programmes could be successful in reducing pressure ulcers prevalence or incidence rates in acute (...) -care and long-term care settings. The review had some methodological shortcomings and the quality of the evidence base was uncertain, so caution is warranted when interpreting the authors’ conclusions. Authors' objectives To examine the evidence supporting the combined use of interventions to prevent pressure ulcers in acute-care and long-term care facilities. Searching MEDLINE and CINAHL were searched from January 1995 up to December 2010 for articles in English. Search terms were reported

DARE.2013

82. A national guideline for the treatment of pressure ulcers

A national guideline for the treatment of pressure ulcers A national guideline for the treatment of pressure ulcers A national guideline for the treatment of pressure ulcers Beeckman D, Matheï C, Van Lancker A, Vanwalleghem G, Van Houdt S, Gryson L, Heyman H, Thyse C, Toppets A, Stordeur S, Van Den Heede K 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 Beeckman D, Matheï C, Van Lancker A, Vanwalleghem G, Van Houdt S, Gryson L, Heyman H, Thyse C, Toppets A, Stordeur S, Van Den Heede K. A national guideline for the treatment of pressure ulcers. Brussels: Belgian Health Care Knowledge Centre (KCE). KCE Reports 203. 2013 Final publication URL Indexing Status Subject indexing assigned by CRD MeSH Humans; Practice Guidelines as Topic; Pressure Ulcer Language Published English Country of organisation Belgium English summary An English

Health Technology Assessment (HTA) Database.2013

83. Cohort study: US Medicare data show incidence of hospital-acquired pressure ulcers is 4.5%, and they are associated with longer hospital stay and higher risk of death

Cohort study: US Medicare data show incidence of hospital-acquired pressure ulcers is 4.5%, and they are associated with longer hospital stay and higher risk of death US Medicare data show incidence of hospital-acquired pressure ulcers is 4.5%, and they are associated with longer hospital stay and higher risk of death | Evidence-Based Nursing This site uses cookies. By continuing to browse the site you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Log in via your Society 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 via your Society 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 US Medicare data show incidence of hospital-acquired pressure ulcers is 4.5%, and they are associated with longer hospital stay and higher risk

Evidence-Based Nursing (Requires free registration)2013

84. Dressing materials for the treatment of pressure ulcers in patients in long-term care facilities: a review of the comparative clinical effectiveness and guidelines

Dressing materials for the treatment of pressure ulcers in patients in long-term care facilities: a review of the comparative clinical effectiveness and guidelines Dressing materials for the treatment of pressure ulcers in patients in long-term care facilities: a review of the comparative clinical effectiveness and guidelines Dressing materials for the treatment of pressure ulcers in patients in long-term care facilities: a review of the comparative clinical 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. Dressing materials for the treatment of pressure ulcers in patients in long-term care facilities: a review of the comparative clinical effectiveness and guidelines. Ottawa: Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health (CADTH). Rapid Response - Summary with Critical Appraisal. 2013

Health Technology Assessment (HTA) Database.2013

85. Negative pressure wound therapy for patients with diabetic foot ulcers and pressure ulcers: a review of the clinical effectiveness

Negative pressure wound therapy for patients with diabetic foot ulcers and pressure ulcers: a review of the clinical effectiveness Negative pressure wound therapy for patients with diabetic foot ulcers and pressure ulcers: a review of the clinical effectiveness Negative pressure wound therapy for patients with diabetic foot ulcers and pressure ulcers: a review of the clinical effectiveness 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 patients with diabetic foot ulcers and pressure ulcers: a review of the clinical effectiveness. Ottawa: Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health (CADTH). 2012 Authors' conclusions Due to lack of evidence, the comparative clinical effectiveness of negative pressure wound therapy at different pressures or comparative clinical effectiveness

Health Technology Assessment (HTA) Database.2012

86. Repositioning for treating pressure ulcers.

Repositioning for treating pressure ulcers. BACKGROUND: Pressure, from lying or sitting on a particular part of the body results in reduced oxygen and nutrient supply, impaired drainage of waste products and damage to cells. If a patient with an existing pressure ulcer continues to lie or bear weight on the affected area, the tissues become depleted of blood flow and there is no oxygen or nutrient supply to the wound, and no removal of waste products from the wound, all of which are necessary (...) for healing. Patients who cannot reposition themselves require assistance. International best practice advocates the use of repositioning as an integral component of a pressure ulcer management strategy. This review has been conducted to clarify the role of repositioning in the management of patients with pressure ulcers. OBJECTIVES: To assess the effects of repositioning patients on the healing rates of pressure ulcers. SEARCH METHODS: For this second update we searched the Cochrane Wounds Group

Cochrane2012

88. Early prevention of pressure ulcers among elderly patients admitted through emergency departments: a cost-effectiveness analysis

Early prevention of pressure ulcers among elderly patients admitted through emergency departments: a cost-effectiveness analysis Early prevention of pressure ulcers among elderly patients admitted through emergency departments: a cost-effectiveness analysis Early prevention of pressure ulcers among elderly patients admitted through emergency departments: a cost-effectiveness analysis Pham B, Teague L, Mahoney J, Goodman L, Paulden M, Poss J, Li J, Ieraci L, Carcone S, Krahn M Record Status (...) This is a critical abstract of an economic evaluation that meets the criteria for inclusion on NHS EED. Each abstract contains a brief summary of the methods, the results and conclusions followed by a detailed critical assessment on the reliability of the study and the conclusions drawn. CRD summary The objective was to evaluate the cost-effectiveness of pressure-redistribution foam mattresses, on emergency department stretchers and beds, for the prevention of pressure ulcers in patients aged 65 years or older

NHS Economic Evaluation Database.2012

89. Evaluation of the cost-effectiveness of electrical stimulation therapy for pressure ulcers in spinal cord injury

Evaluation of the cost-effectiveness of electrical stimulation therapy for pressure ulcers in spinal cord injury Evaluation of the cost-effectiveness of electrical stimulation therapy for pressure ulcers in spinal cord injury Evaluation of the cost-effectiveness of electrical stimulation therapy for pressure ulcers in spinal cord injury Mittmann N, Chan BC, Craven BC, Isogai PK, Houghton P Record Status This is a critical abstract of an economic evaluation that meets the criteria for inclusion (...) on NHS EED. Each abstract contains a brief summary of the methods, the results and conclusions followed by a detailed critical assessment on the reliability of the study and the conclusions drawn. CRD summary This study assessed the cost-effectiveness of electrical stimulation, added to standard wound care, for the treatment of grade III or IV pressure ulcers, in patients with a spinal cord injury. The authors concluded that the addition of electrical stimulation to usual care improved healing rates

NHS Economic Evaluation Database.2012

90. Risk factors associated with pressure ulcers in the pediatric intensive care unit

Risk factors associated with pressure ulcers in the pediatric intensive care unit PEDSCCM.org Criteria abstracted from series in Review Posted: founded 1995 Questions or comments?

PedsCCM Evidence-Based Journal Club2012

91. Pulsatile lavage for the enhancement of pressure ulcer healing: a randomized controlled trial

Pulsatile lavage for the enhancement of pressure ulcer healing: a randomized controlled trial 21949432 2012 01 02 2012 02 24 2012 01 02 1538-6724 92 1 2012 Jan Physical therapy Phys Ther Pulsatile lavage for the enhancement of pressure ulcer healing: a randomized controlled trial. 38-48 10.2522/ptj.20100349 Pressure ulcer development is a common, serious complication after spinal cord injury (SCI). Although many biophysical agents are available for treatment, few randomized controlled trials (...) of their efficacy have been done. The study objective was to examine the efficacy of low-pressure pulsatile lavage treatment for stage III and IV pressure ulcers in people with SCI. This study was a randomized controlled trial. Participants and assessors were unaware of intervention assignments. This study was conducted in an SCI tertiary care center inpatient unit. Participants were 28 people with SCI and stage III and IV pelvic pressure ulcers; 14 participants each were randomly assigned to treatment

EvidenceUpdates2012

92. A systematic review of the performance of instruments designed to measure the dimensions of pressure ulcers

A systematic review of the performance of instruments designed to measure the dimensions of pressure ulcers A systematic review of the performance of instruments designed to measure the dimensions of pressure ulcers A systematic review of the performance of instruments designed to measure the dimensions of pressure ulcers O'Meara SM, Bland JM, Dumville JC, Cullum NA CRD summary This review found that, although there were reliable methods for measuring surface area, there was a paucity (...) of evidence on the performance of instruments designed to measure other dimensions of pressure ulcers. The authors' conclusions about the paucity of high quality studies and the performance of instruments to measure pressure ulcer surface area are likely to be reliable. Authors' objectives To review the performance of wound measurement instruments in the measurement of pressure ulcers. Searching Eight databases (including EMBASE, MEDLINE and The Cochrane Library) were searched up to August 2010; search

DARE.2012

93. Pressure ulcer prevention program study: a randomized, controlled prospective comparative value evaluation of 2 pressure ulcer prevention strategies in nursing and rehabilitation centers

Pressure ulcer prevention program study: a randomized, controlled prospective comparative value evaluation of 2 pressure ulcer prevention strategies in nursing and rehabilitation centers Pressure ulcer prevention program study: a randomized, controlled prospective comparative value evaluation of 2 pressure ulcer prevention strategies in nursing and rehabilitation centers Pressure ulcer prevention program study: a randomized, controlled prospective comparative value evaluation of 2 pressure ulcer (...) prevention strategies in nursing and rehabilitation centers Shannon RJ, Brown L, Chakravarthy D Record Status This is a critical abstract of an economic evaluation that meets the criteria for inclusion on NHS EED. Each abstract contains a brief summary of the methods, the results and conclusions followed by a detailed critical assessment on the reliability of the study and the conclusions drawn. CRD summary This study assessed the cost-effectiveness of a Pressure Ulcer Prevention Program (PUPP

NHS Economic Evaluation Database.2012

94. Pressure ulcers management: an economic evaluation

Pressure ulcers management: an economic evaluation Pressure ulcers management: an economic evaluation Pressure ulcers management: an economic evaluation Foglia E, Restelli U, Napoletano AM, Coclite D, Porazzi E, Bonfanti M, Croce D Record Status This is a critical abstract of an economic evaluation that meets the criteria for inclusion on NHS EED. Each abstract contains a brief summary of the methods, the results and conclusions followed by a detailed critical assessment on the reliability (...) of the study and the conclusions drawn. CRD summary The objective was to assess the cost and effectiveness of advanced dressings for pressure ulcers in patients receiving integrated care at home. The authors concluded that advanced dressings could produce considerable savings in resources and improve treatment efficacy. There were some limitations to the reporting and methods, particularly in the study design and sensitivity analysis, which mean that the authors' conclusions should be treated with caution

NHS Economic Evaluation Database.2012

95. A national guideline for the prevention of pressure ulcers

A national guideline for the prevention of pressure ulcers A national guideline for the prevention of pressure ulcers A national guideline for the prevention of pressure ulcers Beeckman D, Matheï C, Van Lancker A, Van Houdt S, Vanwalleghem G, Gryson L, Heyman H, Thyse C, Toppets A, Stordeur S, Van den Heede K 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 Beeckman D, Matheï C, Van Lancker A, Van Houdt S, Vanwalleghem G, Gryson L, Heyman H, Thyse C, Toppets A, Stordeur S, Van den Heede K. A national guideline for the prevention of pressure ulcers. Brussels: Belgian Health Care Knowledge Centre (KCE). KCE Reports 193C. 2012 Final publication URL Indexing Status Subject indexing assigned by CRD MeSH Practice Guidelines as Topics; Pressure Ulcer Language Published English Country of organisation Belgium English summary An English language

Health Technology Assessment (HTA) Database.2012

96. Preventing Pressure Ulcers: A Multi-site RCT in Nursing Homes

Preventing Pressure Ulcers: A Multi-site RCT in Nursing Homes Preventing Pressure Ulcers: A Multi-site RCT in Nursing Homes Nancy Bergstrom PhD, RN, FAAN University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston Houston, Texas Susan D. Horn PhD International Severity Information Systems, Inc. and the Institute for Clinical Outcomes Research Salt Lake City, Utah Mary Pat Rapp PhD, RN University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston Houston, Texas Anita Stern PhD, RN University of Toronto, Toronto (...) Results i Conclusion i Background 1 Methods 2 Design and Participants 2 Protocol with Onsite NH Training 3 Data Analysis 5 Results 6 Discussion 17 Conclusions 10 References 11 i | P a g e Executive Summary Context Pressure at the interface between bony prominences and support surfaces, sufficient to occlude or reduce blood flow, is thought to cause pressure ulcers (PrUs). PrUs are prevented by providing support surfaces that redistribute pressure, and turning residents to reduce length of exposure

Health Quality Ontario2012

97. Preventing Pressure Ulcers in Long-term Care: A Cost-effectiveness Analysis

Preventing Pressure Ulcers in Long-term Care: A Cost-effectiveness Analysis 21949031 2011 11 15 2011 12 27 2011 11 15 1538-3679 171 20 2011 Nov 14 Archives of internal medicine Arch. Intern. Med. Preventing pressure ulcers in long-term care: a cost-effectiveness analysis. 1839-47 10.1001/archinternmed.2011.473 Pressure ulcers are common in many care settings, with adverse health outcomes and high treatment costs. We evaluated the cost-effectiveness of evidence-based strategies to improve (...) 2 to 4 pressure ulcers, quality-adjusted life-years (QALYs), and lifetime costs, calculated according to a single health care payer's perspective and expressed in 2009 Canadian dollars (Can$1 = US$0.84). Strategies cost on average $11.66 per resident per week. They reduced lifetime risk; the associated number needed to treat was 45 (strategy 1), 63 (strategy 4), 158 (strategy 3), and 333 (strategy 2). Strategy 1 and 4 minimally improved QALYs and reduced the mean lifetime cost by $115 and $179

EvidenceUpdates2011

98. Support surfaces for intraoperative prevention of pressure ulcers in patients undergoing surgery: a cost-effectiveness analysis

Support surfaces for intraoperative prevention of pressure ulcers in patients undergoing surgery: a cost-effectiveness analysis Support surfaces for intraoperative prevention of pressure ulcers in patients undergoing surgery: a cost-effectiveness analysis Support surfaces for intraoperative prevention of pressure ulcers in patients undergoing surgery: a cost-effectiveness analysis Pham B, Teague L, Mahoney J, Goodman L, Paulden M, Poss J, Li J, Sikich NJ, Lourenco R, Ieraci L, Carcone S, Krahn (...) M Record Status This is a critical abstract of an economic evaluation that meets the criteria for inclusion on NHS EED. Each abstract contains a brief summary of the methods, the results and conclusions followed by a detailed critical assessment on the reliability of the study and the conclusions drawn. CRD summary The objective was to evaluate the cost-effectiveness of pressure-redistribution overlays for the prevention of pressure ulcers, during surgery. The authors concluded

NHS Economic Evaluation Database.2011

99. Pressure-relieving devices for treating heel pressure ulcers.

Pressure-relieving devices for treating heel pressure ulcers. BACKGROUND: Pressure ulcers are areas of localised damage to the skin and underlying tissue caused by pressure or shear. Pressure redistribution devices are used as part of the treatment to reduce the pressure on the ulcer. The anatomy of the heel and the susceptibility of the foot to vascular disease mean that pressure ulcers located there require a particular approach to pressure relief. OBJECTIVES: To determine the effects (...) of pressure-relieving interventions for treating pressure ulcers on the heel. SEARCH STRATEGY: We searched the Cochrane Wounds Group Specialised Register (searched 25 March 2011); The Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials (CENTRAL) (The Cochrane Library 2011, Issue 1); Ovid MEDLINE (1948 to March Week 3 2011); Ovid EMBASE (1980 to 2011 Week 12);Ovid MEDLINE (In-Process & Other Non-Indexed Citations March 29, 2011); and EBSCO CINAHL (1982 to 25 March 2011). We applied no language

Cochrane2011

100. Improving the quality of pressure ulcer care with prevention: a cost-effectiveness analysis

Improving the quality of pressure ulcer care with prevention: a cost-effectiveness analysis Improving the quality of pressure ulcer care with prevention: a cost-effectiveness analysis Improving the quality of pressure ulcer care with prevention: a cost-effectiveness analysis Padula WV, Mishra MK, Makic MB, Sullivan PW Record Status This is a critical abstract of an economic evaluation that meets the criteria for inclusion on NHS EED. Each abstract contains a brief summary of the methods (...) , the results and conclusions followed by a detailed critical assessment on the reliability of the study and the conclusions drawn. CRD summary The objective was to evaluate the cost-effectiveness of procedures to prevent hospital-acquired pressure ulcers, compared with standard care. The authors reported that the prevention of hospital-acquired pressure ulcers was cost-effective. The methods were adequate and the results were well reported. The authors could have given more detail on how the effectiveness

NHS Economic Evaluation Database.2011