From Prevention to Intervention: The Pressure Injury Management Journey
Pressure injuries are often preventable and have become recognized as indicators of health care quality. Implementation of an effective pressure injury prevention management program is essential to reducing the unacceptably high numbers of pressure injuries in the United States and worldwide.
This white paper describes how to build an effective pressure injury prevention program, from skin and risk assessments to care planning and finally program implementation. The guide also provides an overview of evidence-based conventional and advanced wound care modalities to optimize outcomes in patients with pressure injuries.
Wound care professionals seeking to create a pressure injury prevention program in their facility will find this guide extremely useful.
This white paper discusses the following topics: