Preventing pressure ulcers
Creator:   Nursing
Created:   12/7/2010
Contains:  15 items
A collection of articles from our archives about prevention of pressure ulcers.

PROTECTING PATIENTS FROM HARM: Preventing pressure ulcers in hospital patients

Ayello, Elizabeth A.; Lyder, Courtney H.

Nursing . 37(10):36-40, October 2007.

Nurses and hospitals are feeling the pressure to prevent these painful and costly complications. Follow the six steps detailed here to keep your patient's skin intact. This is the third article in a series highlighting practice initiatives promoted in the Institute for Healthcare Improvement's 5 Million Lives Campaign.