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101. Wound-care teams for preventing and treating pressure ulcers [Cochrane Protocol]

Wound-care teams 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: Timing

2015 PROSPERO

102. Autolytic debridement for pressure ulcers [Cochrane Protocol]

Autolytic debridement for 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 measures Timing

2015 PROSPERO

103. Pressure Ulcer Multidisciplinary Teams via Telemedicine (PUMTT): A Pragmatic Randomized Controlled Trial in Long-Term Care

Pressure Ulcer Multidisciplinary Teams via Telemedicine (PUMTT): A Pragmatic Randomized Controlled Trial in Long-Term Care Pressure Ulcer Multidisciplinary Teams via Telemedicine (PUMTT): A Pragmatic Randomized Controlled Trial in Long-Term Care. March 2015; pp. 1–87 Pressure Ulcer Multidisciplinary Teams via Telemedicine (PUMTT): A Pragmatic Randomized Controlled Trial in Long-Term Care VE RAC, J WONG, AS BROOKER, N MITSAKAKIS, M PAULDEN, B PHAM, S CARCONE, MD KRAHN MARCH 2015 This article (...) is repurposed with permission from BioMed Central Ltd. Stern A, Mitsakakis N, Paulden M, Alibhai S, Wong J, Tomlinson G, et al. Pressure ulcer multidisciplinary teams via telemedicine: a pragmatic cluster randomized stepped wedge trial in long term care. BMC Health Serv Res. 2014;14(83). doi:10.1186/1472-6963-14-83. Pressure Ulcer Multidisciplinary Teams via Telemedicine (PUMTT): A Pragmatic Randomized Controlled Trial in Long-Term Care. March 2015; pp. 1–87 Pressure Ulcer Multidisciplinary Teams via

2015 Health Quality Ontario

104. Antibiotics and antiseptics for pressure ulcers [Cochrane Protocol]

Antibiotics and antiseptics for 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 measures

2015 PROSPERO

105. Alginate dressings for treating pressure ulcers [Cochrane Protocol]

Alginate dressings 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 measures

2015 PROSPERO

106. Anabolic steroids for treating pressure ulcers [Cochrane Protocol]

Anabolic steroids 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 measures

2015 PROSPERO

107. Turning for the Prevention and Management of Pressure Ulcers: OHTAC Recommendation

Turning for the Prevention and Management of Pressure Ulcers: OHTAC Recommendation Turning for the prevention and management of pressure ulcers: OHTAC Recommendation Turning for the prevention and management of pressure ulcers: OHTAC Recommendation Ontario Health Technology Advisory Committee Citation Ontario Health Technology Advisory Committee. Turning for the prevention and management of pressure ulcers: OHTAC Recommendation. Toronto: Health Quality Ontario (HQO). OHTAC Recommendation. 2014 (...) Authors' conclusions For prevention of pressure ulcers in acute care, OHTAC recommends that a high-density foam mattress should be provided to all persons receiving acute care. For prevention of pressure ulcers in the operating room, a high-quality support surface (foam or gel) should be used during surgical procedures longer than 90 minutes. Strong evidence exists for using a gel pad for this population. For prevention of pressure ulcers in long-term care, a high-density foam mattress should

2014 Health Technology Assessment (HTA) Database.

108. Preventing Pressure Ulcers: A Multisite Randomized Controlled Trial in Nursing Homes

Preventing Pressure Ulcers: A Multisite Randomized Controlled Trial in Nursing Homes Preventing pressure ulcers: a multisite randomized controlled trial in nursing homes Preventing pressure ulcers: a multisite randomized controlled trial in nursing homes Bergstrom N, Horn SD, Rapp M, Stern A, Barrett R, Watkiss M, Krahn M Citation Bergstrom N, Horn SD, Rapp M, Stern A, Barrett R, Watkiss M, Krahn M. Preventing pressure ulcers: a multisite randomized controlled trial in nursing homes. Toronto (...) activities as feeding, walking, and toileting. Final publication URL Indexing Status Subject indexing assigned by CRD MeSH Nursing Homess; Pressure Ulcer; Wound Healing Language Published English Country of organisation Canada Province or state Ontario English summary An English language summary is available. Address for correspondence Evidence Development and Standards, Health Quality Ontario, 130 Bloor Street West, 10th floor, Toronto, Ontario Canada M5S 1N5 Email: EDSinfo@hqontario.ca AccessionNumber

2014 Health Technology Assessment (HTA) Database.

109. Preventing pressure ulcers

Preventing pressure ulcers Preventing pressure ulcers Preventing pressure ulcers Centre for Reviews and Dissemination 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 Centre for Reviews and Dissemination. Preventing pressure ulcers. University of York. Effectiveness Matters. 2014 Authors' objectives This issue of Effectiveness Matters (...) summarises the evidence relating to the implementation of interventions to prevent pressure ulcers in hospital and community care settings. The bulletin is based on existing sources of synthesised and quality-assessed evidence. Authors' conclusions Pressure ulcers affect around 5% of patients: but the majority of these may be avoidable. Pressure ulcers can become painful, infected and malodorous, reduce health related quality of life and increase length of hospital stay. Multicomponent interventions

2014 Health Technology Assessment (HTA) Database.

110. Pressure ulcers: evidence and uncertainty

Pressure ulcers: evidence and uncertainty Pressure ulcers: evidence and uncertainty - Evidently Cochrane Search and hit Go By November 13, 2014 // Most dangerous 6 words in English language: “We’ve always done it this way” David Barton (@Bartontd), Associate Professor of Nursing at Swansea University, threw this into the debate on Tuesday evening, joining me, WeNurses founder Teresa Chinn (@WeNurses @AgencyNurse) and many others for a on pressure ulcer risk assessment. We were asking (...) , is it time for a new way, time to ditch the Waterlows and Bradens, given the lack of evidence of benefit of such tools? Why change practice? A was updated early this year and showed that there is no reliable evidence that using these tools reduces the incidence of pressure ulcers. I blogged about it and nurses on Twitter started questioning their continued use, engaging in lively discussion in , back in March, with some considering trying to make changes, perhaps experimenting with assessing risk using

2014 Evidently Cochrane

111. Natural Sheepskins for the Treatment of Pressure Ulcers

Natural Sheepskins for the Treatment of Pressure Ulcers TITLE: Natural Sheepskins for the Treatment of Pressure Ulcers: Clinical Effectiveness, Cost-Effectiveness, and Guidelines DATE: 03 September 2014 RESEARCH QUESTIONS 1. What is the clinical effectiveness of natural sheepskins for the treatment of pressure ulcers in adults with impaired mobility? 2. What is the cost-effectiveness of natural sheepskins for the treatment of pressure ulcers in adults with impaired mobility? 3. What (...) are the evidence-based guidelines regarding the use of natural sheepskins for the treatment of pressure ulcers in adults with impaired mobility? KEY FINDINGS 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. METHODS A limited literature search was conducted on key resources including PubMed, The Cochrane Library (2014, Issue 8), University of York

2014 Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health - Rapid Review

112. Nutritional interventions for preventing and treating pressure ulcers. (Abstract)

Nutritional interventions for preventing and treating pressure ulcers. Pressure ulcers affect approximately 10% of people in hospitals and older people are at highest risk. A correlation between inadequate nutritional intake and the development of pressure ulcers has been suggested by several studies, but the results have been inconsistent.To evaluate the effects of enteral and parenteral nutrition on the prevention and treatment of pressure ulcers.In March 2014, for this first update, we (...) applied.Randomised controlled trials (RCTs) evaluating the effects of enteral or parenteral nutrition on the prevention and treatment of pressure ulcers, which measured the incidence of new ulcers, ulcer healing or changes in pressure ulcer severity. There were no restrictions on types of patient, setting, date, publication status or language.Two review authors independently screened for inclusion, and disagreement was resolved by discussion. Two review authors independently extracted data and assessed quality

2014 Cochrane

113. Nurses under pressure: do risk assessment tools help prevent pressure ulcers?

Nurses under pressure: do risk assessment tools help prevent pressure ulcers? Nurses under pressure: do risk assessment tools help prevent pressure ulcers? | Evidently Cochrane sharing the latest Cochrane Reviews Search Main menu Post navigation by Tools to help assess a patient’s risk of developing a pressure ulcer have been in use for half a century, but do they actually result in fewer pressure ulcers, or do they take up nurses’ time which could be better spent with the patient? An updated (...) Cochrane review gives us the current state of the evidence. Barts student nurses learning the ‘Australian lift’ in 1983 Looking back on my nurse training in the 1980s, it seems that efforts to prevent pressure ulcers were a really basic, and essential, part of caring for our patients. Any new reddening of the skin was like a mark of shame for the nurse looking after the bearer of it. I remember sheepskin booties, creams, sorbo rings, a variety of mattresses and, for those particularly at risk, soft

2014 Evidently Cochrane

114. Nurses under pressure: do risk assessment tools help prevent pressure ulcers?

Nurses under pressure: do risk assessment tools help prevent pressure ulcers? Nurses under pressure: do risk assessment tools help prevent pressure ulcers? - Evidently Cochrane Search and hit Go By February 14, 2014 // Tools to help assess a patient’s risk of developing a pressure ulcer have been in use for half a century, but do they actually result in fewer pressure ulcers, or do they take up nurses’ time which could be better spent with the patient? An updated Cochrane review gives us (...) the current state of the evidence. Barts student nurses learning the ‘Australian lift’ in 1983 Looking back on my nurse training in the 1980s, it seems that efforts to prevent pressure ulcers were a really basic, and essential, part of caring for our patients. Any new reddening of the skin was like a mark of shame for the nurse looking after the bearer of it. I remember sheepskin booties, creams, sorbo rings, a variety of mattresses and, for those particularly at risk, soft pink and white squares

2014 Evidently Cochrane

115. Nurses under pressure: do risk assessment tools help prevent pressure ulcers?

Nurses under pressure: do risk assessment tools help prevent pressure ulcers? Nurses under pressure: do risk assessment tools help prevent pressure ulcers? | Evidently Cochrane sharing the latest Cochrane Reviews Search Main menu Post navigation by Tools to help assess a patient’s risk of developing a pressure ulcer have been in use for half a century, but do they actually result in fewer pressure ulcers, or do they take up nurses’ time which could be better spent with the patient? An updated (...) Cochrane review gives us the current state of the evidence. Barts student nurses learning the ‘Australian lift’ in 1983 Looking back on my nurse training in the 1980s, it seems that efforts to prevent pressure ulcers were a really basic, and essential, part of caring for our patients. Any new reddening of the skin was like a mark of shame for the nurse looking after the bearer of it. I remember sheepskin booties, creams, sorbo rings, a variety of mattresses and, for those particularly at risk, soft

2014 Evidently Cochrane

116. Pressure-relieving devices for treating heel pressure ulcers. (Abstract)

Pressure-relieving devices for treating heel pressure ulcers. 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.To determine the effects of pressure-relieving (...) interventions for treating pressure ulcers on the heel.In May 2013, for this first update, we searched the Cochrane Wounds Group Specialised Register; The Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials (CENTRAL) (The Cochrane Library); Ovid MEDLINE; Ovid EMBASE; Ovid MEDLINE (In-Process & Other Non-Indexed Citations); and EBSCO CINAHL. No language or publication date restrictions were applied.We included randomised controlled trials (RCTs) that compared the effects of pressure-relieving devices

2014 Cochrane

117. Risk assessment tools for the prevention of pressure ulcers. (Abstract)

Risk assessment tools for the prevention of pressure ulcers. Use of pressure ulcer risk assessment tools or scales is a component of the assessment process used to identify individuals at risk of developing a pressure ulcer. Indeed, use of a risk assessment tool is recommended by many international pressure ulcer prevention guidelines, however it is not known whether using a risk assessment tool makes a difference to patient outcomes. We conducted a review to provide a summary of the evidence (...) pertaining to pressure ulcer risk assessment in clinical practice.To determine whether using structured, systematic pressure ulcer risk assessment tools, in any health care setting, reduces the incidence of pressure ulcers.In December 2013, for this second update, we searched the Cochrane Wounds Group Specialised Register; The Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials (CENTRAL) (The Cochrane Library); Ovid MEDLINE; Ovid EMBASE; and EBSCO CINAHL.Randomised controlled trials (RCTs) comparing the use

2014 Cochrane

118. Clinical and economic benefit of enzymatic debridement of pressure ulcers compared to autolytic debridement with a hydrogel dressing

Clinical and economic benefit of enzymatic debridement of pressure ulcers compared to autolytic debridement with a hydrogel dressing Clinical and economic benefit of enzymatic debridement of pressure ulcers compared to autolytic debridement with a hydrogel dressing Clinical and economic benefit of enzymatic debridement of pressure ulcers compared to autolytic debridement with a hydrogel dressing Waycaster C, Milne CT 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 aimed to assess the cost-effectiveness of collagenase enzymatic debridement, compared with hydrogel autolytic debridement, for the treatment of pressure ulcers. The authors concluded that collagenase ointment was cost-effective compared with hydrogel autolysis

2014 NHS Economic Evaluation Database.

119. 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

2014 Health Technology Assessment (HTA) Database.

120. A systematic review on the effectiveness of footwear and offloading interventions to prevent and heal foot ulcers and reduce plantar pressure in diabetes

A systematic review on the effectiveness of footwear and offloading interventions to prevent and heal foot ulcers and reduce plantar pressure in diabetes 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

2014 PROSPERO