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Prevention of Plantar Ulcers in People With Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy Using Pressure-Sensing Shoe Insoles Prevention of Plantar Ulcers in People With Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy Using Pressure-Sensing Shoe Insoles | CADTH.ca CADTH Document Viewer Prevention of Plantar Ulcers in People With Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy Using Pressure-Sensing Shoe Insoles Table of Contents Search this document Prevention of Plantar Ulcers in People With Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy Using Pressure (...) in order to relieve unsafe pressures. The SurroSense Rx system is used in addition to current standard-of-care treatment for the prevention of plantar ulcers in diabetic patients. There is currently no available evidence that using the SurroSense Rx system prevents plantar ulcers. However, there are ongoing clinical trials that may identify patient populations that will benefit from its use. Issue Over time, high blood sugar in people living with diabetes causes damage to the peripheral nerves
Pressure mapping to prevent pressureulcers in a hospital setting: A pragmatic randomised controlled trial Pressureulcers cause suffering to patients and costs to society. Reducing pressure at the interface between the patient's body and the support surface is a valid clinical intervention for reducing the risk of pressureulcers. However, studies have shown that knowledge of how to reduce pressure and shear and to prevent pressureulcers is lacking.To evaluate the effect of a pressure mapping (...) system on pressureulcer prevalence and incidence in a hospital setting.Pragmatic randomised controlled trial.A geriatric/internal medical ward with 26 beds in a Swedish university hospital.190 patients were recruited (intervention: n=91; control: n=99) over a period of 9 months. Patients were eligible if they were over 50 years old, admitted to the ward between Sunday 4pm and Friday 4pm, and expected to stay in the ward ≥3 days.The continuous bedside pressure mapping system displays the patient's
Polyurethane Foam Dressings for the Prevention of PressureUlcers: Clinical and Cost-Effectiveness and Guidelines Absorbable Delivery Products for Treatment of Patients with Periprosthetic Infections: Clinical and Cost-Effectiveness | CADTH.ca Find the information you need Absorbable Delivery Products for Treatment of Patients with Periprosthetic Infections: Clinical and Cost-Effectiveness Absorbable Delivery Products for Treatment of Patients with Periprosthetic Infections: Clinical and Cost
Polyurethane Foam Dressings for the Prevention of PressureUlcers: Clinical and Cost-Effectiveness and Guidelines Polyurethane Foam Dressings for the Prevention of PressureUlcers: Clinical and Cost-Effectiveness and Guidelines | CADTH.ca Find the information you need Polyurethane Foam Dressings for the Prevention of PressureUlcers: Clinical and Cost-Effectiveness and Guidelines Polyurethane Foam Dressings for the Prevention of PressureUlcers: Clinical and Cost-Effectiveness and Guidelines (...) Published on: April 3, 2017 Project Number: RC0866-000 Product Line: Research Type: Devices and Systems Report Type: Summary with Critical Appraisal Result type: Report Question What is the clinical effectiveness of polyurethane foam dressings for the prevention of pressureulcers? What is the cost-effectiveness of polyurethane foam dressings for the prevention of pressureulcers? What are the evidence-based guidelines regarding the use of polyurethane foam dressings for the prevention of pressure
Reconstructive surgery for treating pressureulcers. The management of pressureulcers involves several interventions ranging from pressure-relieving measures such as repositioning, to treatments that can include reconstructive surgery. Such surgery may be considered for recalcitrant wounds when full thickness skin loss arises and deeper structures such as muscle fascia and even bone are exposed. The surgery commonly involves wound debridement followed by the addition of new tissue (...) into the wound. Whilst reconstructive surgery is an accepted means of ulcer management, the benefits and harms of surgery compared with non-surgical treatments, or alternative surgical approaches are not clear.To assess the effects of reconstructive surgery for healing pressureulcers (stage II or above), comparing surgery with no surgery or comparing alternative forms of surgery in any care setting.We searched the following electronic databases to identify reports of relevant randomised clinical trials
Bed rest for pressureulcer healing in wheelchair users. Pressureulcers, which are localised injury to the skin or underlying tissue, or both, occur when people are unable to reposition themselves to relieve pressure on bony prominences. Pressureulcers are often difficult to heal, painful, and impact negatively on the individual's quality of life. International guidelines suggest bed rest as a component of the treatment strategy to manage pressureulcers among wheelchair users. The potential (...) benefits and risks need to be considered when assessing the effectiveness of bed rest as an intervention for treating pressureulcers in this population. Therefore, it was important to search and appraise existing research evidence in order to determine the impact of bed rest on the healing of pressureulcers in wheelchair users.To assess the impact of bed rest on pressureulcer healing, in wheelchair users, of any age, who are living or being cared for in any setting.In October 2016 we searched
Emerging Technologies for the Prevention of PressureUlcers in Acute Care Settings: A Review of Clinical and Cost-Effectiveness and Guidelines Emerging Technologies for the Prevention of PressureUlcers in Acute Care Settings: A Review of Clinical and Cost-Effectiveness and Guidelines | CADTH.ca Find the information you need Emerging Technologies for the Prevention of PressureUlcers in Acute Care Settings: A Review of Clinical and Cost-Effectiveness and Guidelines Emerging Technologies (...) for the Prevention of PressureUlcers in Acute Care Settings: A Review of Clinical and Cost-Effectiveness and Guidelines Published on: September 12, 2016 Project Number: RC0809-000 Product Line: Research Type: Devices and Systems Report Type: Summary with Critical Appraisal Result type: Report Question What is the clinical effectiveness of emerging technologies when used alone, or in combination with established interventions, for the prevention of pressureulcers in acute care settings? What is the clinical
Validation of the interRAI PressureUlcer Risk Scale in Acute Care Hospitals To validate the PressureUlcer Risk Scale (PURS) to screen for pressureulcer (PU) outcomes in the acute hospital setting.Secondary data analysis was undertaken using a combined dataset from three prospective cohort studies.General medical, surgical, and orthopedic wards in 11 hospitals in two states of Australia.Individuals aged 70 and older admitted to the hospital for longer than 48 hours from July 2005 to May 2010 (...) characteristic curve).Complete data were available for 1,371 (96.7%) participants, 85 of whom (6.2%) had a PU at admission. Of the 1,286 without PUs at admission, 42 (3.3%) developed a new PU during their hospital stay. The association between PURS and outcomes had a c-statistic of 0.81 (standard error (SE) 0.02) for prevalent ulcers at admission and 0.70 (SE 0.04) for incidence of new PUs.When derived from the interRAI AC tool, the PURS demonstrated good to strong ability to screen for PU outcome in acute
Exploring the challenge of health research priority setting in partnership: reflections on the methodology used by the James Lind Alliance PressureUlcer Priority Setting Partnership The James Lind Alliance (JLA) brings patients, carers and clinicians together in Priority Setting Partnerships (PSPs) to identify and prioritise shared uncertainties about the effects of treatment. The JLA emerged from the evidence-informed healthcare movement to address a concern that the research being carried (...) out on treatment effectiveness is not that of most importance to patients and health professionals. In the JLA PSPs, 'hard' evidence-informed ideals meet 'soft' participatory practices. This article explores the challenges of putting co-production methods into practice by reflecting on the methods used by the JLA PressureUlcer PSP (JLAPUP). The JLA principles are transparency, inclusivity and avoiding waste in research. This means paying the same close critical attention to how PSPs are designed
Characteristics of patients who are admitted with or acquire PressureUlcers in a District General Hospital; a 3Â year retrospective analysis The study aimed to characterize demographic and clinical practice factors associated with community (CAPU) and hospital acquired pressureulcers (HAPU).A comparative retrospective evaluation of pressureulcer data, collected from a district general hospital.Demographic and pressureulcer related data were collected from patients at risk of developing (...) a pressureulcer, collated by a single observer using a standardized tool. Comparisons were made within and between patient groups (no PU, CAPU and HAPU).CAPU and HAPU patient groups were significantly (P < 0·001) older, had extended lengths of hospital stay and were less likely to be provided quickly with a pressure relieving support surface than those with no PU. HAPU patients had a longer length of stay and a higher proportion of heel PUs compared to CAPU.
Nursing documentation of pressureulcers in nursing homes: comparison of record content and patient examinations The aim of this study was to describe the accuracy and quality of nursing documentation of the prevalence, risk factors and prevention of pressureulcers, and compare retrospective audits of nursing documentation with patient examinations conducted in nursing homes.This study used a cross-sectional descriptive design.A retrospective audit of 155 patients' records and patient (...) examinations using the European PressureUlcer Advisory Panel form and the Braden scale, conducted in January and February 2013.The prevalence of pressureulcers was 38 (26%) in the audit of the patient records and 33 (22%) in patient examinations. A total of 17 (45%) of the documented pressureulcers were not graded. When comparing the patient examinations with the patient record contents, the patient records lacked information about pressureulcers and preventive interventions.
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Psychometric Properties of the Spinal Cord Injury PressureUlcer Scale (SCIPUS) for PressureUlcer Risk Assessment During Inpatient Rehabilitation To assess the psychometric properties of the Spinal Cord Injury PressureUlcer Scale (SCIPUS) for pressureulcer (PU) risk assessment during inpatient rehabilitation.Prospective cohort.Tertiary rehabilitation centers.Individuals (N=759) participating in inpatient spinal cord injury rehabilitation between January 3, 2012, and April 23, 2014
PressureUlceR Programme Of reSEarch (PURPOSE): using mixed methods (systematic reviews, prospective cohort, case study, consensus and psychometrics) to identify patient and organisational risk, develop a risk assessment tool and patient-reported outcome PressureUlceR Programme Of reSEarch (PURPOSE): using mixed methods (systematic reviews, prospective cohort, case study, consensus and psychometrics) to identify patient and organisational risk, develop a risk assessment tool and patient
Prevention of PressureUlcers and Skin Degradation in Wheelchair Users: Guidelines Prevention of PressureUlcers and Skin Degradation in Wheelchair Users: Guidelines | CADTH.ca Find the information you need Prevention of PressureUlcers and Skin Degradation in Wheelchair Users: Guidelines Prevention of PressureUlcers and Skin Degradation in Wheelchair Users: Guidelines Published on: October 7, 2015 Project Number: RA0810-000 Product Line: Research Type: Devices and Systems Report Type (...) : Reference List Result type: Report Question What are the evidence-based guidelines regarding the management of heat and moisture in seating systems of wheelchair bound individuals? Key Message One evidence-based guideline regarding the management of heat and moisture for pressureulcer prevention for wheelchair bound individuals was identified. Tags hot temperature, pressureulcer, skin ulcer, wheelchairs, wounds and injuries, other miscellaneous topics, automated chair, cushion, decubitis, decubitus
Wound-care teams for preventing and treating pressureulcers. Pressureulcers, which are localised injury to the skin or underlying tissue, or both, occur when people are unable to reposition themselves to relieve pressure on bony prominences. Pressureulcers are often difficult to heal, painful and impact negatively on the individual's quality of life. The cost implications of pressureulcer treatment are considerable, compounding the challenges in providing cost effective, efficient health (...) service delivery. International guidelines suggest that to prevent and manage pressureulcers successfully a team approach is required. Therefore, this review has been conducted to clarify the role of wound-care teams in the prevention and management of pressure ulcers.To assess the impact of wound-care teams in preventing and treating pressureulcers in people of any age, nursed in any healthcare setting.In April 2015 we searched: The Cochrane Wounds Group Specialised Register; The Cochrane Central
Negative pressure wound therapy for treating leg ulcers. Leg ulcers are open skin wounds that occur between the ankle and the knee that can last weeks, months or even years and are a consequence of arterial or venous valvular insufficiency. Negative pressure wound therapy (NPWT) is a technology that is currently used widely in wound care and is promoted for use on wounds. NPWT involves the application of a wound dressing to the wound, to which a machine is attached. The machine applies (...) a carefully controlled negative pressure (or vacuum), which sucks any wound and tissue fluid away from the treated area into a canister.To assess the effects of negative pressure wound therapy (NPWT) for treating leg ulcers in any care setting.For this review, in May 2015 we searched the following databases: the Cochrane Wounds Group Specialised Register (searched 21 May 2015); the Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials (CENTRAL; The Cochrane Library 2015, Issue 4); Ovid MEDLINE (1946 to 20 May
Massage therapy for preventing pressureulcers. Pressureulcers affect approximately 10% of patients in hospitals and the elderly are at highest risk. Several studies have suggested that massage therapy may help to prevent the development of pressureulcers, but these results are inconsistent.To assess the evidence for the effects of massage compared with placebo, standard care or other interventions for prevention of pressureulcers in at-risk populations.The review sought to answer (...) the following questions:Does massage reduce the incidence of pressureulcers of any grade?Is massage safe in the short- and long-term? If not, what are the adverse events associated with massage?We searched the Cochrane Wounds Group Specialised Register (8 January 2015), the Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials (CENTRAL) (2015, Issue 1), Ovid MEDLINE (1946 to 8 January 2015), Ovid MEDLINE (In-Process Other Non-Indexed Citations 8 January 2015), Ovid EMBASE (1974 to 8 January 2015), and EBSCO
Treating pressureulcers: new evidence, continued uncertainty Treating pressureulcers: new evidence, continued uncertainty - Evidently Cochrane Search and hit Go By May 29, 2015 // It’s not often that a pressureulcer sets someone’s heart pounding, apart, perhaps, for the nurse who discovers that his or her patient has one. But this was the experience of , a current practitioner in geriatric medicine and wound care, on finding a copy of Charcot’s Lectures on the Diseases of the Central Nervous (...) System, first published in 1877 and with it ‘the beginnings of the modern “avoidable-unavoidable” controversy on pressureulcers’. Practising in Paris, Dr Charcot and Dr Henri Brown-Sequard proposed differing theories about the mechanisms of ‘bedsore’ development but then, Levine notes, ‘pressureulcers dropped off the medical map for over a century’. They’re firmly on the map now but there’s much that we still don’t know. The debate about whether all pressureulcers are avoidable continues