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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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The real-world effectiveness and value of sacral dressings to prevent hospital-acquired pressure injuries in academic medical centers: an observational cohort study

Padula, 2017 John Hopkin’s Review: the actual utilization of 5-layer soft silicone prophylactic dressings was reviewed for 1 million+ patients. Results show significantly reduced HAPI and PI treatment costs. #Evidence #Pressure-Injury-Prevention #Sacral #Treatment-Costs ​​​​​


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Bundling for change: implementing pressure injury prevention

Cooper, 2017 This facility increased their focus on shear to reduce HAPI with a prophylactic dressing and a non-powered reactive support surface positioning system (NRSSPS) with fluidized positioner turning and positioning system bundle. #Evidence #Pressure-Injury-Prevention #Sacral ...


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Pressure injury prevention begins in the Emergency Room

Bender, 2017 Hosptial-acquired pressure injuries (HAPI) incidence in the ED was reduced with a preventive sacral dressing. Stage 1 HAPI resolved with treatment utilizing that same dressing after admission. #Evidence #Pressure-Injury-Prevention #Critical-Care #Sacral ​​​​​


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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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Microclimate impact of prophylactic dressing using an in vitro body analog method

Call, 2013 The ability to manage microclimate is an important function of prophylactic dresssings which some dressings perform better than others. A prophylactic dressing's ability to manage microclimate should be evaluated. #Evidence #Pressure-Injury-Prevention #Sacral ​​​


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Reducing Peri-Operative Pressure Ulcers in Thoracic, Cardiovascular, and Spinal Surgery patients: Achieving ZERO Incidence is Possible!

Castelino, 2013 Two studies show OR-related HAPI reduction with prophylactic foam dressings at UV. In supine position, a 16.7% historical incidence reduced to zero (N=71). In prone, a 10.4% incidence in the control group without dressing application (N=114) compared to a zero incidence in...