Reducing pressure ulcer incidence in the surgical cardiovascular patient population

11-16-2018 16:31

Wagner, 2016

At Temple University, prophylactic dressing application to the sacrum and heels of all cardiac surgery patients decreased HAPI.  Extending application to the perioperative period and throughout the LOS in ICU resulted in further reduction to near zero.

#Evidence #Pressure-Injury-Prevention #Heel #Critical-Care #Perioperative
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