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A Pressure Injury Risk Reduction Strategy for the Outpatient Surgery Center

Kimsey III, 2020 Translation of a pressure injury prevention bundle from the inpatient peri-operative area to the unique environment of the Outpatient Surgery Department. #Evidence #Pressure-Injury-Prevention #Sacral ​ #Heel ​ #Reduce-Treatment-Costs ​ #Perioperative ​​​ ​​​​

KimseyIII 2020 PIP OutPt Surgery Center_MHC-2020-78442.pdf

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Reduce the pressure: reduce the injury

Macartney, 2018 Use of a sacral and heel prophylactic dressings and fluidized heel boot resulted in a 90% reduction in HAPI and HAPI treatment costs in ICU patients. #Evidence #Pressure-Injury-Prevention #Critical-Care #Sacral #Heel #Turning-Positioning #Treatment-Costs ​​​​​​​


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Reducing pressure ulcer incidence in the surgical cardiovascular patient population

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...


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Dollars, collaboration, and pressure injury prevention (PIP): saving upwards of a million by achieving zero.

Donovan, 2016 A zero incidence rate for HAPI and Respiratory MDRPI in 2 ICUs resulted from application of prophylactic dressings to the sacrum, heels and under respiratory medical devices, in combination with intradiscplinary cooperation, competency training and EMR updates. #Evidence ...


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Use of a soft silicone foam dressing to change the trajectory of destruction with suspected deep tissue injury

Sullivan 2015 Treatment of 116 suspected Deep Tissue Injuries (sDTI) with a 5-layer bordered foam dressing resulted in either resolution (45) or avoided deterioration (N=48). #Evidence #Pressure-Injury-Prevention #Heel ​​​


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Clinical effectiveness of a silicone foam dressing for the prevention of heel pressure ulcers in critically ill patients: Border II Trial

Santamaria II, 2015 RCT: No HAPU developed with use of the prophylactic heel dressing as compared to the 19 HAPI that developed in the 14 patients who received standard of care. #Evidence #Pressure-Injury-Prevention #Critical-Care #Heel #Treatment-Costs ​​​​​