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101. Comprehensive programs for preventing pressure ulcers: a review of the literature

Comprehensive programs for preventing pressure ulcers: a review of the literature Comprehensive programs for preventing pressure ulcers: a review of the literature Comprehensive programs for preventing pressure ulcers: a review of the literature Niederhauser A, VanDeusen Lukas C, Parker V, Ayello EA, Zulkowski K, Berlowitz D CRD summary The review concluded that comprehensive, multidisciplinary programmes could be successful in reducing pressure ulcers prevalence or incidence rates in acute (...) -care and long-term care settings. The review had some methodological shortcomings and the quality of the evidence base was uncertain, so caution is warranted when interpreting the authors’ conclusions. Authors' objectives To examine the evidence supporting the combined use of interventions to prevent pressure ulcers in acute-care and long-term care facilities. Searching MEDLINE and CINAHL were searched from January 1995 up to December 2010 for articles in English. Search terms were reported

2013 DARE.

102. Dressing materials for the treatment of pressure ulcers in patients in long-term care facilities: a review of the comparative clinical effectiveness and guidelines

Dressing materials for the treatment of pressure ulcers in patients in long-term care facilities: a review of the comparative clinical effectiveness and guidelines Dressing materials for the treatment of pressure ulcers in patients in long-term care facilities: a review of the comparative clinical effectiveness and guidelines Dressing materials for the treatment of pressure ulcers in patients in long-term care facilities: a review of the comparative clinical effectiveness and guidelines CADTH (...) Record Status This is a bibliographic record of a published health technology assessment from a member of INAHTA. No evaluation of the quality of this assessment has been made for the HTA database. Citation CADTH. Dressing materials for the treatment of pressure ulcers in patients in long-term care facilities: a review of the comparative clinical effectiveness and guidelines. Ottawa: Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health (CADTH). Rapid Response - Summary with Critical Appraisal. 2013

2013 Health Technology Assessment (HTA) Database.

103. Cohort study: US Medicare data show incidence of hospital-acquired pressure ulcers is 4.5%, and they are associated with longer hospital stay and higher risk of death

Cohort study: US Medicare data show incidence of hospital-acquired pressure ulcers is 4.5%, and they are associated with longer hospital stay and higher risk of death US Medicare data show incidence of hospital-acquired pressure ulcers is 4.5%, and they are associated with longer hospital stay and higher risk of death | Evidence-Based Nursing We use cookies to improve our service and to tailor our content and advertising to you. You can manage your cookie settings via your browser at any time (...) . To learn more about how we use cookies, please see our . Log in using your username and password For personal accounts OR managers of institutional accounts Username * Password * your user name or password? Search for this keyword Search for this keyword Main menu Log in using your username and password For personal accounts OR managers of institutional accounts Username * Password * your user name or password? You are here US Medicare data show incidence of hospital-acquired pressure ulcers is 4.5

2013 Evidence-Based Nursing

104. A national guideline for the treatment of pressure ulcers

A national guideline for the treatment of pressure ulcers A national guideline for the treatment of pressure ulcers A national guideline for the treatment of pressure ulcers Beeckman D, Matheï C, Van Lancker A, Vanwalleghem G, Van Houdt S, Gryson L, Heyman H, Thyse C, Toppets A, Stordeur S, Van Den Heede K Record Status This is a bibliographic record of a published health technology assessment from a member of INAHTA. No evaluation of the quality of this assessment has been made for the HTA (...) database. Citation Beeckman D, Matheï C, Van Lancker A, Vanwalleghem G, Van Houdt S, Gryson L, Heyman H, Thyse C, Toppets A, Stordeur S, Van Den Heede K. A national guideline for the treatment of pressure ulcers. Brussels: Belgian Health Care Knowledge Centre (KCE). KCE Reports 203. 2013 Final publication URL Indexing Status Subject indexing assigned by CRD MeSH Humans; Practice Guidelines as Topic; Pressure Ulcer Language Published English Country of organisation Belgium English summary An English

2013 Health Technology Assessment (HTA) Database.

105. Negative pressure wound therapy for patients with diabetic foot ulcers and pressure ulcers: a review of the clinical effectiveness

Negative pressure wound therapy for patients with diabetic foot ulcers and pressure ulcers: a review of the clinical effectiveness Negative pressure wound therapy for patients with diabetic foot ulcers and pressure ulcers: a review of the clinical effectiveness Negative pressure wound therapy for patients with diabetic foot ulcers and pressure ulcers: a review of the clinical effectiveness CADTH Record Status This is a bibliographic record of a published health technology assessment from (...) a member of INAHTA. No evaluation of the quality of this assessment has been made for the HTA database. Citation CADTH. Negative pressure wound therapy for patients with diabetic foot ulcers and pressure ulcers: a review of the clinical effectiveness. Ottawa: Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health (CADTH). 2012 Authors' conclusions Due to lack of evidence, the comparative clinical effectiveness of negative pressure wound therapy at different pressures or comparative clinical effectiveness

2012 Health Technology Assessment (HTA) Database.

106. Repositioning for treating pressure ulcers. (PubMed)

Repositioning for treating pressure ulcers. Pressure, from lying or sitting on a particular part of the body results in reduced oxygen and nutrient supply, impaired drainage of waste products and damage to cells. If a patient with an existing pressure ulcer continues to lie or bear weight on the affected area, the tissues become depleted of blood flow and there is no oxygen or nutrient supply to the wound, and no removal of waste products from the wound, all of which are necessary for healing (...) . Patients who cannot reposition themselves require assistance. International best practice advocates the use of repositioning as an integral component of a pressure ulcer management strategy. This review has been conducted to clarify the role of repositioning in the management of patients with pressure ulcers.To assess the effects of repositioning patients on the healing rates of pressure ulcers.For this second update we searched the Cochrane Wounds Group Specialised Register (searched 23 May 2012

2012 Cochrane

107. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy for Patients with Diabetic Foot Ulcers and Pressure Ulcers: A Review of the Clinical Effectiveness

Negative Pressure Wound Therapy for Patients with Diabetic Foot Ulcers and Pressure Ulcers: A Review of the Clinical Effectiveness Disclaimer: The Rapid Response Service is an information service for those involved in planning and providing health care in Canada. Rapid responses are based on a limited literature search and are not comprehensive, systematic reviews. The intent is to provide a list of sources and a summary of the best evidence on the topic that CADTH could identify using all (...) , provided that attribution is given to CADTH. Links: This report may contain links to other information available on the websites of third parties on the Internet. CADTH does not have control over the content of such sites. Use of third party sites is governed by the owners’ own terms and conditions. TITLE: Negative Pressure Wound Therapy for Patients with Diabetic Foot Ulcers and Pressure Ulcers: A Review of the Clinical Effectiveness DATE: 21 June 2012 CONTEXT AND POLICY ISSUES Diabetic foot ulcer

2012 Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health - Rapid Review

108. Early prevention of pressure ulcers among elderly patients admitted through emergency departments: a cost-effectiveness analysis

Early prevention of pressure ulcers among elderly patients admitted through emergency departments: a cost-effectiveness analysis Early prevention of pressure ulcers among elderly patients admitted through emergency departments: a cost-effectiveness analysis Early prevention of pressure ulcers among elderly patients admitted through emergency departments: a cost-effectiveness analysis Pham B, Teague L, Mahoney J, Goodman L, Paulden M, Poss J, Li J, Ieraci L, Carcone S, Krahn M Record Status (...) This is a critical abstract of an economic evaluation that meets the criteria for inclusion on NHS EED. Each abstract contains a brief summary of the methods, the results and conclusions followed by a detailed critical assessment on the reliability of the study and the conclusions drawn. CRD summary The objective was to evaluate the cost-effectiveness of pressure-redistribution foam mattresses, on emergency department stretchers and beds, for the prevention of pressure ulcers in patients aged 65 years or older

2012 NHS Economic Evaluation Database.

109. Evaluation of the cost-effectiveness of electrical stimulation therapy for pressure ulcers in spinal cord injury

Evaluation of the cost-effectiveness of electrical stimulation therapy for pressure ulcers in spinal cord injury Evaluation of the cost-effectiveness of electrical stimulation therapy for pressure ulcers in spinal cord injury Evaluation of the cost-effectiveness of electrical stimulation therapy for pressure ulcers in spinal cord injury Mittmann N, Chan BC, Craven BC, Isogai PK, Houghton P Record Status This is a critical abstract of an economic evaluation that meets the criteria for inclusion (...) on NHS EED. Each abstract contains a brief summary of the methods, the results and conclusions followed by a detailed critical assessment on the reliability of the study and the conclusions drawn. CRD summary This study assessed the cost-effectiveness of electrical stimulation, added to standard wound care, for the treatment of grade III or IV pressure ulcers, in patients with a spinal cord injury. The authors concluded that the addition of electrical stimulation to usual care improved healing rates

2012 NHS Economic Evaluation Database.

110. Risk factors associated with pressure ulcers in the pediatric intensive care unit

Risk factors associated with pressure ulcers in the pediatric intensive care unit PEDSCCM.org Criteria abstracted from series in Review Posted: founded 1995 Questions or comments?

2012 PedsCCM Evidence-Based Journal Club

111. Pulsatile lavage for the enhancement of pressure ulcer healing: a randomized controlled trial (PubMed)

Pulsatile lavage for the enhancement of pressure ulcer healing: a randomized controlled trial Pressure ulcer development is a common, serious complication after spinal cord injury (SCI). Although many biophysical agents are available for treatment, few randomized controlled trials of their efficacy have been done.The study objective was to examine the efficacy of low-pressure pulsatile lavage treatment for stage III and IV pressure ulcers in people with SCI.This study was a randomized (...) controlled trial. Participants and assessors were unaware of intervention assignments.This study was conducted in an SCI tertiary care center inpatient unit.Participants were 28 people with SCI and stage III and IV pelvic pressure ulcers; 14 participants each were randomly assigned to treatment and control (sham treatment) groups.Daily low-pressure pulsatile lavage treatment with 1 L of normal saline at 11 psi of pressure was applied to the treatment group along with standard dressing changes

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2012 EvidenceUpdates

112. Preventing Pressure Ulcers: A Multi-site RCT in Nursing Homes

Preventing Pressure Ulcers: A Multi-site RCT in Nursing Homes Preventing Pressure Ulcers: A Multi-site RCT in Nursing Homes Nancy Bergstrom PhD, RN, FAAN University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston Houston, Texas Susan D. Horn PhD International Severity Information Systems, Inc. and the Institute for Clinical Outcomes Research Salt Lake City, Utah Mary Pat Rapp PhD, RN University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston Houston, Texas Anita Stern PhD, RN University of Toronto, Toronto (...) Results i Conclusion i Background 1 Methods 2 Design and Participants 2 Protocol with Onsite NH Training 3 Data Analysis 5 Results 6 Discussion 17 Conclusions 10 References 11 i | P a g e Executive Summary Context Pressure at the interface between bony prominences and support surfaces, sufficient to occlude or reduce blood flow, is thought to cause pressure ulcers (PrUs). PrUs are prevented by providing support surfaces that redistribute pressure, and turning residents to reduce length of exposure

2012 Health Quality Ontario

113. A national guideline for the prevention of pressure ulcers

A national guideline for the prevention of pressure ulcers A national guideline for the prevention of pressure ulcers A national guideline for the prevention of pressure ulcers Beeckman D, Matheï C, Van Lancker A, Van Houdt S, Vanwalleghem G, Gryson L, Heyman H, Thyse C, Toppets A, Stordeur S, Van den Heede K Record Status This is a bibliographic record of a published health technology assessment from a member of INAHTA. No evaluation of the quality of this assessment has been made for the HTA (...) database. Citation Beeckman D, Matheï C, Van Lancker A, Van Houdt S, Vanwalleghem G, Gryson L, Heyman H, Thyse C, Toppets A, Stordeur S, Van den Heede K. A national guideline for the prevention of pressure ulcers. Brussels: Belgian Health Care Knowledge Centre (KCE). KCE Reports 193C. 2012 Final publication URL Indexing Status Subject indexing assigned by CRD MeSH Practice Guidelines as Topics; Pressure Ulcer Language Published English Country of organisation Belgium English summary An English language

2012 Health Technology Assessment (HTA) Database.

114. Pressure ulcer prevention program study: a randomized, controlled prospective comparative value evaluation of 2 pressure ulcer prevention strategies in nursing and rehabilitation centers

Pressure ulcer prevention program study: a randomized, controlled prospective comparative value evaluation of 2 pressure ulcer prevention strategies in nursing and rehabilitation centers Pressure ulcer prevention program study: a randomized, controlled prospective comparative value evaluation of 2 pressure ulcer prevention strategies in nursing and rehabilitation centers Pressure ulcer prevention program study: a randomized, controlled prospective comparative value evaluation of 2 pressure (...) ulcer prevention strategies in nursing and rehabilitation centers Shannon RJ, Brown L, Chakravarthy D Record Status This is a critical abstract of an economic evaluation that meets the criteria for inclusion on NHS EED. Each abstract contains a brief summary of the methods, the results and conclusions followed by a detailed critical assessment on the reliability of the study and the conclusions drawn. CRD summary This study assessed the cost-effectiveness of a Pressure Ulcer Prevention Program (PUPP

2012 NHS Economic Evaluation Database.

115. Pressure ulcers management: an economic evaluation

Pressure ulcers management: an economic evaluation Pressure ulcers management: an economic evaluation Pressure ulcers management: an economic evaluation Foglia E, Restelli U, Napoletano AM, Coclite D, Porazzi E, Bonfanti M, Croce D Record Status This is a critical abstract of an economic evaluation that meets the criteria for inclusion on NHS EED. Each abstract contains a brief summary of the methods, the results and conclusions followed by a detailed critical assessment on the reliability (...) of the study and the conclusions drawn. CRD summary The objective was to assess the cost and effectiveness of advanced dressings for pressure ulcers in patients receiving integrated care at home. The authors concluded that advanced dressings could produce considerable savings in resources and improve treatment efficacy. There were some limitations to the reporting and methods, particularly in the study design and sensitivity analysis, which mean that the authors' conclusions should be treated with caution

2012 NHS Economic Evaluation Database.

116. A systematic review of the performance of instruments designed to measure the dimensions of pressure ulcers

A systematic review of the performance of instruments designed to measure the dimensions of pressure ulcers Untitled Document The CRD Databases will not be available from 08:00 BST on Friday 4th October until 08:00 BST on Monday 7th October for essential maintenance. We apologise for any inconvenience.

2012 DARE.

117. Preventing Pressure Ulcers in Long-term Care: A Cost-effectiveness Analysis (PubMed)

Preventing Pressure Ulcers in Long-term Care: A Cost-effectiveness Analysis Pressure ulcers are common in many care settings, with adverse health outcomes and high treatment costs. We evaluated the cost-effectiveness of evidence-based strategies to improve current prevention practice in long-term care facilities.We used a validated Markov model to compare current prevention practice with the following 4 quality improvement strategies: (1) pressure redistribution mattresses for all residents, (2 (...) ) oral nutritional supplements for high-risk residents with recent weight loss, (3) skin emollients for high-risk residents with dry skin, and (4) foam cleansing for high-risk residents requiring incontinence care. Primary outcomes included lifetime risk of stage 2 to 4 pressure ulcers, quality-adjusted life-years (QALYs), and lifetime costs, calculated according to a single health care payer's perspective and expressed in 2009 Canadian dollars (Can$1 = US$0.84).Strategies cost on average $11.66 per

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2011 EvidenceUpdates

118. Support surfaces for intraoperative prevention of pressure ulcers in patients undergoing surgery: a cost-effectiveness analysis

Support surfaces for intraoperative prevention of pressure ulcers in patients undergoing surgery: a cost-effectiveness analysis Support surfaces for intraoperative prevention of pressure ulcers in patients undergoing surgery: a cost-effectiveness analysis Support surfaces for intraoperative prevention of pressure ulcers in patients undergoing surgery: a cost-effectiveness analysis Pham B, Teague L, Mahoney J, Goodman L, Paulden M, Poss J, Li J, Sikich NJ, Lourenco R, Ieraci L, Carcone S, Krahn (...) M Record Status This is a critical abstract of an economic evaluation that meets the criteria for inclusion on NHS EED. Each abstract contains a brief summary of the methods, the results and conclusions followed by a detailed critical assessment on the reliability of the study and the conclusions drawn. CRD summary The objective was to evaluate the cost-effectiveness of pressure-redistribution overlays for the prevention of pressure ulcers, during surgery. The authors concluded

2011 NHS Economic Evaluation Database.

119. Pressure-relieving devices for treating heel pressure ulcers. (PubMed)

Pressure-relieving devices for treating heel pressure ulcers. Pressure ulcers are areas of localised damage to the skin and underlying tissue caused by pressure or shear. Pressure redistribution devices are used as part of the treatment to reduce the pressure on the ulcer. The anatomy of the heel and the susceptibility of the foot to vascular disease mean that pressure ulcers located there require a particular approach to pressure relief.To determine the effects of pressure-relieving (...) interventions for treating pressure ulcers on the heel.We searched the Cochrane Wounds Group Specialised Register (searched 25 March 2011); The Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials (CENTRAL) (The Cochrane Library 2011, Issue 1); Ovid MEDLINE (1948 to March Week 3 2011); Ovid EMBASE (1980 to 2011 Week 12);Ovid MEDLINE (In-Process & Other Non-Indexed Citations March 29, 2011); and EBSCO CINAHL (1982 to 25 March 2011). We applied no language or publication date restrictions.We included randomised

2011 Cochrane

120. Improving the quality of pressure ulcer care with prevention: a cost-effectiveness analysis

Improving the quality of pressure ulcer care with prevention: a cost-effectiveness analysis Improving the quality of pressure ulcer care with prevention: a cost-effectiveness analysis Improving the quality of pressure ulcer care with prevention: a cost-effectiveness analysis Padula WV, Mishra MK, Makic MB, Sullivan PW Record Status This is a critical abstract of an economic evaluation that meets the criteria for inclusion on NHS EED. Each abstract contains a brief summary of the methods (...) , the results and conclusions followed by a detailed critical assessment on the reliability of the study and the conclusions drawn. CRD summary The objective was to evaluate the cost-effectiveness of procedures to prevent hospital-acquired pressure ulcers, compared with standard care. The authors reported that the prevention of hospital-acquired pressure ulcers was cost-effective. The methods were adequate and the results were well reported. The authors could have given more detail on how the effectiveness

2011 NHS Economic Evaluation Database.