Quality Improvement Project to Reduce Positional Ear Pressure Injuries in Intensive Care Unit

05-13-2021 11:09

Authors: Slayton S, Scozzari N, Rollinson R, Hamrick E 2021.


This PDSA QIP was performed to determine if a positioning device would assist in decreasing ear positional pressure injuries. Use of the Z-Flo fluidized positioner for head and neck support provided a 45% decrease in pressure injuries at the ear.



#Evidence#Pressure-Injury-Prevention#Turning-Positioning#Critical-Care
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