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1. Risk Assessment and Prevention of Pressure Ulcers: A Clinical Practice Guideline From the American College of Physicians

Risk Assessment and Prevention of Pressure Ulcers: A Clinical Practice Guideline From the American College of Physicians Risk Assessment and Prevention of Pressure Ulcers | Annals of Internal Medicine | American College of Physicians '); } '); })(); Sign in below to access your subscription for full content INDIVIDUAL SIGN IN | You will be directed to acponline.org to register and create your Annals account INSTITUTIONAL SIGN IN | | Subscribe to Annals of Internal Medicine . You (...) will be directed to acponline.org to complete your purchase. Search Clinical Guidelines | 3 March 2015 Risk Assessment and Prevention of Pressure Ulcers: A Clinical Practice Guideline From the American College of Physicians Free Amir Qaseem, MD, PhD, MHA; Tanveer P. Mir, MD; Melissa Starkey, PhD; Thomas D. Denberg, MD, PhD; for the Clinical Guidelines Committee of the American College of Physicians Amir Qaseem, MD, PhD, MHA From the American College of Physicians, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; New York

2015 American College of Physicians

2. Treatment of Pressure Ulcers: A Clinical Practice Guideline From the American College of Physicians

Treatment of Pressure Ulcers: A Clinical Practice Guideline From the American College of Physicians Treatment of Pressure Ulcers | Annals of Internal Medicine | American College of Physicians '); } Sign in below to access your subscription for full content INDIVIDUAL SIGN IN | You will be directed to acponline.org to register and create your Annals account INSTITUTIONAL SIGN IN | | Subscribe to Annals of Internal Medicine . You will be directed to acponline.org to complete your purchase. Search (...) Clinical Guidelines | 3 March 2015 Treatment of Pressure Ulcers: A Clinical Practice Guideline From the American College of Physicians Free Amir Qaseem, MD, PhD, MHA; Linda L. Humphrey, MD, MPH; Mary Ann Forciea, MD; Melissa Starkey, PhD; Thomas D. Denberg, MD, PhD; for the Clinical Guidelines Committee of the American College of Physicians Amir Qaseem, MD, PhD, MHA From the American College of Physicians and University of Pennsylvania Health System, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Oregon Health & Science

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2015 American College of Physicians

3. Systematic reviews on preventing pressure ulcers

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2016 Norwegian Institute of Public Health

4. 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 2019. 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 2019. All rights reserved. Subject to Notice of rights (https://www.nice.org.uk/terms-and- conditions#notice-of-rights). Page 2 of 29Contents Contents Introduction 4 Key priorities

2014 National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence - Clinical Guidelines

5. Repositioning for treating pressure ulcers. (PubMed)

Repositioning for treating pressure ulcers. 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.To assess the effects of repositioning patients on the healing rates of pressure ulcers.For this third update we searched the Cochrane Wounds Group Specialised Register (searched 28 August 2014

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2015 Cochrane

6. Education of healthcare professionals for preventing pressure ulcers. (PubMed)

Education of healthcare professionals for preventing pressure ulcers. Pressure ulcers, also known as bed sores or pressure sores, are localised areas of tissue damage arising due to excess pressure and shearing forces. Education of healthcare staff has been recognised as an integral component of pressure ulcer prevention. These educational programmes are directed towards influencing behaviour change on the part of the healthcare professional, to encourage preventative practices with the aim (...) of reducing the incidence of pressure ulcer development.To assess the effects of educational interventions for healthcare professionals on pressure ulcer prevention.In June 2017 we searched the Cochrane Wounds Specialised Register; the Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials (CENTRAL); Ovid MEDLINE (including In-Process & Other Non-Indexed Citations); Ovid Embase and EBSCO CINAHL Plus. We also searched clinical trials registries for ongoing and unpublished studies, and scanned reference lists

2018 Cochrane

7. 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

2013 DARE.

8. 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

2012 NHS Economic Evaluation Database.

9. Alternating pressure air mattresses as prevention for pressure ulcers: a literature review

Alternating pressure air mattresses as prevention for pressure ulcers: a literature review Alternating pressure air mattresses as prevention for pressure ulcers: a literature review Alternating pressure air mattresses as prevention for pressure ulcers: a literature review Vanderwee K, Grypdonck M, Defloor T CRD summary The authors concluded that alternating pressure air mattresses were likely to be more effective than standard hospital mattresses, but no conclusions could be reached about (...) their comfort and further research was required. The authors’ conclusions appeared to reflect the evidence, but incomplete reporting of review methods and any differences between studies made it difficult to assess their reliability. Authors' objectives To examine studies evaluating alternating pressure air mattresses for the prevention of pressure ulcers. Searching PubMed/MEDLINE, CINAHL, EMBASE and Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials were searched from 1980 to September 2006 for studies

2008 DARE.

10. Mepilex Border dressings for preventing pressure ulcers

Mepilex Border dressings for preventing pressure ulcers Mepilex Border dressings for preventing pressure ulcers | Advice | NICE Mepilex Border dressings for preventing pressure ulcers Medtech innovation briefing [MIB124] Published date: October 2017 Advice This advice has been updated and replaced by . Explore © NICE [year]. All rights reserved. Subject to .

2017 National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence - Advice

11. TEAM-UP for quality: a cluster randomized controlled trial protocol focused on preventing pressure ulcers through repositioning frequency and precipitating factors. (PubMed)

TEAM-UP for quality: a cluster randomized controlled trial protocol focused on preventing pressure ulcers through repositioning frequency and precipitating factors. Pressure ulcers/injuries (PrUs), a critical concern for nursing homes (NH), are responsible for chronic wounds, amputations, septic infections, and premature deaths. PrUs occur most commonly in older adults and NH residence is a risk factor for their development, with at least one of every nine U.S. NH residents experiencing a PrU (...) development. The TEAM-UP (Turn Everyone And Move for Ulcer Prevention) study aims to determine: 1) whether repositioning interval can be extended for NH residents without compromising PrU incidence and 2) how changes in medical severity interact with changes in risk level and repositioning schedule to predict PrU development.In this proposed cluster randomized study, 9 NHs will be randomly assigned to one of three repositioning intervals (2, 3, or 4 h) for a 4-week period. Each enrolled site will use

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2018 BMC Geriatrics

12. Pressure ulcer

Pressure ulcer Pressure ulcer - Symptoms, diagnosis and treatment | BMJ Best Practice You'll need a subscription to access all of BMJ Best Practice Search  Pressure ulcer Last reviewed: February 2019 Last updated: March 2018 Summary Pressure ulcers are commonly encountered in patients admitted to hospital and those in long-term care facilities. Older people, and all patients with limited mobility or impaired sensation, are at particular risk. Pressure damage most commonly occurs over bony (...) are appropriate strategies to prevent pressure ulcers. Management of pressure ulcers is determined by the location and condition or severity of the wound. Wounds should be managed in accordance with wound care practices or policies. Definition Pressure ulcers have been defined by the National Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel and the European Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel as localised injury to the skin and/or underlying tissue usually over a bony prominence, as a result of pressure or of pressure in combination

2018 BMJ Best Practice

13. 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

15. Comparison of two repositioning schedules for the prevention of pressure ulcers in patients on mechanical ventilation with alternating pressure air mattresses. (PubMed)

Comparison of two repositioning schedules for the prevention of pressure ulcers in patients on mechanical ventilation with alternating pressure air mattresses. The objective was to compare the effectiveness of repositioning every 2 or 4 h for preventing pressure ulcer development in patients in intensive care unit under mechanical ventilation (MV).This was a pragmatic, open-label randomized clinical trial in consecutive patients on an alternating pressure air mattress (APAM) requiring invasive (...) MV for at least 24 h in a university hospital in Spain. Eligible participants were randomly assigned to groups for repositioning every 2 (n = 165) or 4 (n = 164) h. The primary outcome was the incidence of a pressure ulcer of at least grade II during ICU stay.A pressure ulcer of at least grade II developed in 10.3% (17/165) of patients turned every 2 h versus 13.4% (22/164) of those turned every 4 h (hazard ratio [HR] 0.89, 95% confidence interval [CI] 0.46-1.71, P = 0.73). The composite end

2014 Intensive Care Medicine

16. Wound-care teams for preventing and treating pressure ulcers. (PubMed)

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

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2015 Cochrane

17. Pressure ulcer prevention: an evidence-based analysis. (PubMed)

Pressure ulcer prevention: an evidence-based analysis. In April 2008, the Medical Advisory Secretariat began an evidence-based review of the literature concerning pressure ulcers.Please visit the Medical Advisory Secretariat Web site, http://www.health.gov.on.ca/english/providers/program/mas/tech/tech_mn.html to review these titles that are currently available within the Pressure Ulcers series.PRESSURE ULCER PREVENTION: an evidence based analysisThe cost-effectiveness of prevention strategies (...) for pressure ulcers in long-term care homes in Ontario: projections of the Ontario Pressure Ulcer Model (field evaluation)MANAGEMENT OF CHRONIC PRESSURE ULCERS: an evidence-based analysis (anticipated pubicstion date - mid-2009) PURPOSE: A pressure ulcer, also known as a pressure sore, decubitus ulcer, or bedsore, is defined as a localized injury to the skin/and or underlying tissue occurring most often over a bony prominence and caused by pressure, shear, or friction, alone or in combination. (1) Those

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2012 Ontario health technology assessment series

18. Foam dressings for treating pressure ulcers. (PubMed)

Foam dressings for treating pressure ulcers. Pressure ulcers, also known as pressure injuries and bed sores, are localised areas of injury to the skin or underlying tissues, or both. Dressings made from a variety of materials, including foam, are used to treat pressure ulcers. An evidence-based overview of dressings for pressure ulcers is needed to enable informed decision-making on dressing use. This review is part of a suite of Cochrane Reviews investigating the use of dressings (...) in the treatment of pressure ulcers. Each review will focus on a particular dressing type.To assess the clinical and cost effectiveness of foam wound dressings for healing pressure ulcers in people with an existing pressure ulcer in any care setting.In February 2017 we searched: the Cochrane Wounds Specialised Register; the Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials (CENTRAL); Ovid MEDLINE (including In-Process & Other Non-Indexed Citations); Ovid Embase; EBSCO CINAHL Plus and the NHS Economic Evaluation

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2017 Cochrane

19. 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

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2013 DARE.

20. Use of the Braden Scale for assessing pressure ulcer risk in acute care: clinical evidence and guidelines

Use of the Braden Scale for assessing pressure ulcer risk in acute care: clinical evidence and guidelines Use of the Braden Scale for assessing pressure ulcer risk in acute care: clinical evidence and guidelines Use of the Braden Scale for assessing pressure ulcer risk in acute care: clinical evidence 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. Use of the Braden Scale for assessing pressure ulcer risk in acute care: clinical evidence and guidelines. Ottawa: Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health (CADTH). Rapid Response. 2015 Authors' conclusions Two evidence-based guidelines were identified regarding the frequency of administration of the Braden Scale for predicting pressure ulcer risk for patients in acute care. Final publication URL Indexing Status Subject indexing assigned by CRD MeSH

2015 Health Technology Assessment (HTA) Database.