Reducing medical device related pressure ulcers: An inter-professional approach using data & innovation to improve adult & pediatric outcomes

11-16-2018 11:52

Kalowes II, 2014

Application of a foam prophylactic dressing reduced device-related pressure injuries from: 0.06% incidence of stage 3+ HAPU's/ 1000 patient days to zero in pediatrics, and from 0.28% incidence/1000 patient days to zero in adults. 

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