NPUAP Stage 4 Pressure Ulcer, Pressure Sore, Decubitus Ulcer

NPUAP Stage 4 Pressure Ulcer, Pressure Sore, Decubitus Ulcer, Now Known as Pressure Injury

Articles About Pressure Ulcers – Prevention in Nursing Homes

As of April 2016, The NPUAP has changed the name of Pressure Ulcers to Pressure Injury or Pressure Injuries and the they are no longer using Roman Numerals for the Stages.  The reason was to better reflect that the sores are injuries not naturally occurring ulcers in most circumstances

Pressure ulcers in adults: family physicians’ knowledge, attitudes, practice preferences, and awareness of AHCPR guidelines.
S Kimura, JT Pacala – The Journal of family practice, 1997 – ncbi.nlm.nih.gov

Dressings and ajunctive therapies: AHCPR guidelines revisited.
LG Ovington – Ostomy/Wound Management, 1999 – ncbi.nlm.nih.gov

A decision support system for prevention and treatment of pressure ulcers based on AHCPR guidelines.
RD Zielstorff, GO Barnett, JB Fitzmaurice… – Proceedings of the …, 1996 – ncbi.nlm.nih.gov

Practice guidelines for the prediction and prevention of pressure ulcers: evaluating the evidence
MB Harrison, G Wells, A Fisher, M Prince – Applied Nursing Research, 1996 – Elsevier

A national study of pressure ulcer prevalence and incidence in acute care hospitals
K Whittington, M Patrick, JL Roberts – Journal of Wound Ostomy & …, 2000 – journals.lww.com

Implementation of a comprehensive skin care program across care settings using the AHCPR pressure ulcer prevention and treatment guidelines.
G Suntken, B Starr, J Ermer-Seltun… – Ostomy/wound …, 1996 – ncbi.nlm.nih.gov

Preventing pressure ulcers: a systematic review
M Reddy, SS Gill, PA Rochon – JAMA: the journal of the American …, 2006 – Am Med Assoc

Quality indicators for prevention and management of pressure ulcers in vulnerable elders
BM Bates-Jensen – Annals of internal medicine, 2001 – Am Coll Physicians

If you or a loved one is the victim of elder abuse or neglect in the form of preventable pressure sores or other injury, contact attorney Kenneth L. LaBore for a free consultation at 612-743-9048 or at 1-888-452-6589 or by email at KLaBore@MNnursinghomeneglect.com.

 

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