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101. Association of race and sites of care with pressure ulcers in high-risk nursing home residents.

Association of race and sites of care with pressure ulcers in high-risk nursing home residents. CONTEXT: A variety of nursing home quality improvement programs have been implemented during the last decade but their implications for racial disparities on quality are unknown. OBJECTIVES: To determine the longitudinal trend of racial disparities in pressure ulcer prevalence among high-risk, long-term nursing home residents and to assess whether persistent disparities are related to where residents (...) received care. DESIGN, SETTING, AND PARTICIPANTS: Observational cohort study of pressure ulcer rates in 2.1 million white and 346,808 black residents of 12,473 certified nursing homes in the United States that used the nursing home resident assessment; Online Survey, Certification, and Reporting files; and Area Resource Files for 2003 through 2008. Nursing homes were categorized according to their proportions of black residents. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES: Risk-adjusted racial disparities between and within

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102. Preventing pressure ulcers in hospitals: a systematic review of nurse-focused quality improvement interventions

Preventing pressure ulcers in hospitals: a systematic review of nurse-focused quality improvement interventions Preventing pressure ulcers in hospitals: a systematic review of nurse-focused quality improvement interventions Preventing pressure ulcers in hospitals: a systematic review of nurse-focused quality improvement interventions Soban LM, Hempel S, Munjas BA, Miles J, Rubenstein LV CRD summary The review found that quality improvement interventions for pressure ulcer prevention may reduce (...) overall incidence of hospital-acquired pressure ulcers. As the authors noted, these findings should be regarded cautiously due to the low quality of the evidence and differences between the studies. Authors' objectives To evaluate nurse-focused quality improvement interventions for preventing pressure ulcers in hospitals. Searching PubMed, CINAHL, The Cochrane Library, DARE, Web of Science and the websites of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the US Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality were

DARE.2011

103. Cross-sectional study: The Braden Scale and Care Dependency Scale each demonstrate at least 70% sensitivity and specificity for identifying inpatients at risk of pressure ulcer

Cross-sectional study: The Braden Scale and Care Dependency Scale each demonstrate at least 70% sensitivity and specificity for identifying inpatients at risk of pressure ulcer The Braden Scale and Care Dependency Scale each demonstrate at least 70% sensitivity and specificity for identifying inpatients at risk of pressure ulcer | 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 (...) at risk of pressure ulcer Article Text Nursing issues Cross-sectional study The Braden Scale and Care Dependency Scale each demonstrate at least 70% sensitivity and specificity for identifying inpatients at risk of pressure ulcer Jürgen Stausberg Statistics from Altmetric.com No Altmetric data available for this article. Commentary on: Tannen A , Balzer K , Kottner J , et al . Diagnostic accuracy of two pressure ulcer risk scales and a generic nursing assessment tool. A psychometric comparison

Evidence-Based Nursing (Requires free registration)2011

104. Randomised controlled trial: Skin protection wheelchair cushions for older nursing home residents reduce 6-month incidence of ischial tuberosity pressure ulcers compared with segmented foam cushions

Randomised controlled trial: Skin protection wheelchair cushions for older nursing home residents reduce 6-month incidence of ischial tuberosity pressure ulcers compared with segmented foam cushions Skin protection wheelchair cushions for older nursing home residents reduce 6-month incidence of ischial tuberosity pressure ulcers compared with segmented foam cushions | Evidence-Based Nursing This site uses cookies. By continuing to browse the site you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Log (...) incidence of ischial tuberosity pressure ulcers compared with segmented foam cushions Article Text Care of the older person Randomised controlled trial Skin protection wheelchair cushions for older nursing home residents reduce 6-month incidence of ischial tuberosity pressure ulcers compared with segmented foam cushions Dimitri Beeckman 1 , 2 , Katrien Vanderwee 2 Statistics from Altmetric.com No Altmetric data available for this article. Commentary on: Brienza D , Kelsey S , Karg P , et al

Evidence-Based Nursing (Requires free registration)2011

105. Preventing pressure ulcers in long-term care: a cost-effectiveness analysis

Preventing pressure ulcers in long-term care: a cost-effectiveness analysis Preventing pressure ulcers in long-term care: a cost-effectiveness analysis Preventing pressure ulcers in long-term care: a cost-effectiveness analysis Pham B, Stern A, Chen W, Sander B, John-Baptiste A, Thein HH, Gomes T, Wodchis WP, Bayoumi A, Machado M, 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 study assessed the cost-effectiveness of different strategies to prevent pressure ulcers in elderly people in long-term care facilities. The authors concluded that, compared with conventional care, a strategy based on pressure-distribution mattresses was cost-effective. Improving prevention with perineal foam cleanser and dry

NHS Economic Evaluation Database.2011

107. Review: alternative-foam mattresses and some operating-table overlays reduce pressure ulcers more than standard surfaces

Review: alternative-foam mattresses and some operating-table overlays reduce pressure ulcers more than standard surfaces Review: alternative-foam mattresses and some operating-table overlays reduce pressure ulcers more than standard surfaces | 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 Review: alternative-foam mattresses and some operating-table overlays reduce pressure ulcers more than standard surfaces Article Text Treatment Review: alternative-foam mattresses and some operating-table overlays reduce

Evidence-Based Nursing (Requires free registration)2010

108. Pressure-reducing support surfaces for pressure ulcers

Pressure-reducing support surfaces for pressure ulcers Pressure-reducing support surfaces for pressure ulcers Pressure-reducing support surfaces for pressure ulcers Record Status This is a bibliographic record of a published health technology assessment. No evaluation of the quality of this assessment has been made for the HTA database. Citation Pressure-reducing support surfaces for pressure ulcers. Lansdale: HAYES, Inc.. 2010 Authors' conclusions Pressure-reducing support surfaces are used (...) to relieve pressure in patients at risk of developing pressure ulcers, and to promote healing of existing pressure ulcers. Final publication URL The report may be purchased from: Indexing Status Subject indexing assigned by CRD MeSH Bedding and Linens; Beds; Equipment Designs; Pressure Ulcer; Protective Devices; Skin Ulcer Language Published English Country of organisation United States English summary An English language summary is available. Address for correspondence HAYES, Inc., 157 S. Broad Street

Health Technology Assessment (HTA) Database.2010

109. Cross-sectional study: Wound prevalence in community care settings in Ireland ranges from 2.7% in prisons to 33.5% in intellectual disability services, with pressure ulcers, leg ulcers, self-inflicted abrasions and surgical wounds the most common

Cross-sectional study: Wound prevalence in community care settings in Ireland ranges from 2.7% in prisons to 33.5% in intellectual disability services, with pressure ulcers, leg ulcers, self-inflicted abrasions and surgical wounds the most common Wound prevalence in community care settings in Ireland ranges from 2.7% in prisons to 33.5% in intellectual disability services, with pressure ulcers, leg ulcers, self-inflicted abrasions and surgical wounds the most common | Evidence-Based Nursing (...) are here Wound prevalence in community care settings in Ireland ranges from 2.7% in prisons to 33.5% in intellectual disability services, with pressure ulcers, leg ulcers, self-inflicted abrasions and surgical wounds the most common Article Text Prevalence Cross-sectional study Wound prevalence in community care settings in Ireland ranges from 2.7% in prisons to 33.5% in intellectual disability services, with pressure ulcers, leg ulcers, self-inflicted abrasions and surgical wounds the most common

Evidence-Based Nursing (Requires free registration)2010

110. Cross-sectional study: Small study finds 27.7% prevalence of pressure ulcers in paediatric hospitals in Switzerland, with many cases caused by external medical devices

Cross-sectional study: Small study finds 27.7% prevalence of pressure ulcers in paediatric hospitals in Switzerland, with many cases caused by external medical devices Small study finds 27.7% prevalence of pressure ulcers in paediatric hospitals in Switzerland, with many cases caused by external medical devices | 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 Small study finds 27.7% prevalence of pressure ulcers in paediatric hospitals in Switzerland, with many cases caused by external medical devices Article

Evidence-Based Nursing (Requires free registration)2010

111. Disease-specific, versus standard, nutritional support for the treatment of pressure ulcers in institutionalized older adults: a randomized controlled trial

Disease-specific, versus standard, nutritional support for the treatment of pressure ulcers in institutionalized older adults: a randomized controlled trial 19563522 2009 08 17 2009 09 15 2013 11 21 1532-5415 57 8 2009 Aug Journal of the American Geriatrics Society J Am Geriatr Soc Disease-specific, versus standard, nutritional support for the treatment of pressure ulcers in institutionalized older adults: a randomized controlled trial. 1395-402 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2009.02351.x To investigate (...) whether a disease-specific nutritional approach is more beneficial than a standard dietary approach to the healing of pressure ulcers (PUs) in institutionalized elderly patients. Twelve-week follow-up randomized controlled trial (RCT). Four long-term care facilities in the province of Como, Italy. Twenty-eight elderly subjects with Stage II, III, and IV PUs of recent onset (<1-month history). All 28 patients received 30 kcal/kg per day nutritional support; of these, 15 received standard nutrition

EvidenceUpdates2009

112. Assessing predictive validity of the modified Braden scale for prediction of pressure ulcer risk of orthopaedic patients in an acute care setting

Assessing predictive validity of the modified Braden scale for prediction of pressure ulcer risk of orthopaedic patients in an acute care setting 19490294 2009 06 03 2009 08 13 2009 06 03 1365-2702 18 11 2009 Jun Journal of clinical nursing J Clin Nurs Assessing predictive validity of the modified Braden scale for prediction of pressure ulcer risk of orthopaedic patients in an acute care setting. 1565-73 10.1111/j.1365-2702.2008.02757.x To assess and compare the predictive validity (...) of the modified Braden and Braden scales and to identify which of the modified Braden subscales are predictive in assessing pressure ulcer risk among orthopaedic patients in an acute care setting. Although the Braden scale has better predictive validity, literature has suggested that it can be used in conjunction with other pressure ulcer risk calculators or that some other subscales be added. To increase the predictive power of the Braden scale, a modified Braden scale by adding body build for height

EvidenceUpdates2009

114. 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 oxygen deprivation to the affected area. 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 STRATEGY: We searched the following databases: the Cochrane Wounds Group Specialised Register (5 December 2008

Cochrane2009

115. Specialty mattresses for the prevention and management of pressure ulcers: a review of the clinical effectiveness, cost-effectiveness, and guidelines

Specialty mattresses for the prevention and management of pressure ulcers: a review of the clinical effectiveness, cost-effectiveness, and guidelines Specialty mattresses for the prevention and management of pressure ulcers: a review of the clinical effectiveness, cost-effectiveness, and guidelines Specialty mattresses for the prevention and management of pressure ulcers: a review of the clinical effectiveness, cost-effectiveness, and guidelines Tran K, Nkansah E 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 Tran K, Nkansah E. Specialty mattresses for the prevention and management of pressure ulcers: a review of the clinical effectiveness, cost-effectiveness, and guidelines. Ottawa: Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health (CADTH). 2009 Authors' conclusions The literature identified indicates that both “low-tech” CLP

Health Technology Assessment (HTA) Database.2009

116. [Validation of an assessment scale of the risk of pressure ulcers in hospitalised children]

[Validation of an assessment scale of the risk of pressure ulcers in hospitalised children] Validacion de una escala de valoracion del riesgo de ulceras por presion en ninos hospitalizados [Validation of an assessment scale of the risk of pressure ulcers in hospitalised children] Validacion de una escala de valoracion del riesgo de ulceras por presion en ninos hospitalizados [Validation of an assessment scale of the risk of pressure ulcers in hospitalised children] Quesada C, Iruretagoyena ML (...) de valoracion del riesgo de ulceras por presion en ninos hospitalizados. [Validation of an assessment scale of the risk of pressure ulcers in hospitalised children] Vitoria-Gasteiz: Basque Office for Health Technology Assessment (OSTEBA). D-09-08. 2009 Authors' objectives

The aim of this study is to translate and validate a valuation scale of the risk of developing PU in hospitalised children: the Braden Q scale. The specific aims are as follows:
􀁏 Determine the validity of the contents

Health Technology Assessment (HTA) Database.2009

117. Clinical use of interface pressure to predict pressure ulcer development: a systematic review

Clinical use of interface pressure to predict pressure ulcer development: a systematic review Clinical use of interface pressure to predict pressure ulcer development: a systematic review Clinical use of interface pressure to predict pressure ulcer development: a systematic review Reenalda J, Jannink M, Nederhand M, IJzerman M CRD summary This review found that there was evidence of a qualitative relation between interface pressure and the incidence and time to development or healing (...) of pressure ulcers. No quantification of the predictive or prognostic value of interface pressure could be given. Despite some limitations in the review, the authors' conclusions are sufficiently cautious to be likely to be reliable. Authors' objectives To determine whether interface pressure can be used to predict the development of pressure ulcers or to determine the prognosis of an ulcer once developed. Searching PubMed, CIRRIE (Center for International Rehabilitation Research Information and Exchange

DARE.2009

118. Insufficient evidence on repositioning patients for treatment of pressure ulcers

Insufficient evidence on repositioning patients for treatment of pressure ulcers PEARLS Practical Evidence About Real Life Situations PEARLS are succinct summaries of Cochrane Systematic Reviews for primary care practitioners. They Insufficient evidence on repositioning patients for treatment of pressure ulcers Clinical question How effective is repositioning patients for treatment of pressure ulcers? Bottom line Despite the widespread use of repositioning as a component of the management plan (...) for individuals with existing pressure ulcers, there is no randomised controlled trial (RCT) evidence that assesses the effects of repositioning patients on the healing rates of pressure ulcers. Caveat Pressure from lying or sitting on a particular part of the body results in oxygen deprivation to the affected area. 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

Cochrane PEARLS2009

119. Economic evaluation of pressure ulcer care: a cost minimization analysis of preventive strategies

Economic evaluation of pressure ulcer care: a cost minimization analysis of preventive strategies Economic evaluation of pressure ulcer care: a cost minimization analysis of preventive strategies Economic evaluation of pressure ulcer care: a cost minimization analysis of preventive strategies Schuurman JP, Schoonhoven L, Defloor T, van Engelshoven I, van Ramshorst B, Buskens E 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 examined the clinical and economic impact of a mainly technical-aid approach versus a mainly human-intervention approach for the prevention of pressure ulcers in hospitalised patients. The authors concluded that the technical approach was as effective as human intervention, but was much cheaper

NHS Economic Evaluation Database.2009

120. Review: little evidence exists for type of dressing or support surface or for nutritional supplements for pressure ulcers

Review: little evidence exists for type of dressing or support surface or for nutritional supplements for pressure ulcers Review: little evidence exists for type of dressing or support surface or for nutritional supplements for pressure ulcers | 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 Review: little evidence exists for type of dressing or support surface or for nutritional supplements for pressure ulcers Article Text Treatment Review: little evidence exists for type of dressing or support surface

Evidence-Based Nursing (Requires free registration)2009