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41. Use of the Braden Scale for assessing pressure ulcer risk in acute care: clinical evidence and guidelines

Use of the Braden Scale for assessing pressure ulcer risk in acute care: clinical evidence and guidelines Use of the Braden Scale for assessing pressure ulcer risk in acute care: clinical evidence and guidelines Use of the Braden Scale for assessing pressure ulcer risk in acute care: clinical evidence 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. Use of the Braden Scale for assessing pressure ulcer risk in acute care: clinical evidence and guidelines. Ottawa: Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health (CADTH). Rapid Response. 2015 Authors' conclusions Two evidence-based guidelines were identified regarding the frequency of administration of the Braden Scale for predicting pressure ulcer risk for patients in acute care. Final publication URL Indexing Status Subject indexing assigned by CRD MeSH

2015 Health Technology Assessment (HTA) Database.

42. Treatment of Pressure Ulcers: A Clinical Practice Guideline From the American College of Physicians Full Text available with Trip Pro

Treatment of Pressure Ulcers: A Clinical Practice Guideline From the American College of Physicians Treatment of Pressure Ulcers | Annals of Internal Medicine | American College of Physicians '); } Sign in below to access your subscription for full content INDIVIDUAL SIGN IN | You will be directed to acponline.org to register and create your Annals account INSTITUTIONAL SIGN IN | | Subscribe to Annals of Internal Medicine . You will be directed to acponline.org to complete your purchase. Search (...) Clinical Guidelines | 3 March 2015 Treatment of Pressure Ulcers: A Clinical Practice Guideline From the American College of Physicians Free Amir Qaseem, MD, PhD, MHA; Linda L. Humphrey, MD, MPH; Mary Ann Forciea, MD; Melissa Starkey, PhD; Thomas D. Denberg, MD, PhD; for the Clinical Guidelines Committee of the American College of Physicians Amir Qaseem, MD, PhD, MHA From the American College of Physicians and University of Pennsylvania Health System, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Oregon Health & Science

2015 American College of Physicians

43. Risk Assessment and Prevention of Pressure Ulcers: A Clinical Practice Guideline From the American College of Physicians

Risk Assessment and Prevention of Pressure Ulcers: A Clinical Practice Guideline From the American College of Physicians Risk Assessment and Prevention of Pressure Ulcers | Annals of Internal Medicine | American College of Physicians '); } '); })(); Sign in below to access your subscription for full content INDIVIDUAL SIGN IN | You will be directed to acponline.org to register and create your Annals account INSTITUTIONAL SIGN IN | | Subscribe to Annals of Internal Medicine . You (...) will be directed to acponline.org to complete your purchase. Search Clinical Guidelines | 3 March 2015 Risk Assessment and Prevention of Pressure Ulcers: A Clinical Practice Guideline From the American College of Physicians Free Amir Qaseem, MD, PhD, MHA; Tanveer P. Mir, MD; Melissa Starkey, PhD; Thomas D. Denberg, MD, PhD; for the Clinical Guidelines Committee of the American College of Physicians Amir Qaseem, MD, PhD, MHA From the American College of Physicians, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; New York

2015 American College of Physicians

44. Turning for the Prevention and Management of Pressure Ulcers: OHTAC Recommendation

Turning for the Prevention and Management of Pressure Ulcers: OHTAC Recommendation Turning for the prevention and management of pressure ulcers: OHTAC Recommendation Turning for the prevention and management of pressure ulcers: OHTAC Recommendation Ontario Health Technology Advisory Committee Citation Ontario Health Technology Advisory Committee. Turning for the prevention and management of pressure ulcers: OHTAC Recommendation. Toronto: Health Quality Ontario (HQO). OHTAC Recommendation. 2014 (...) Authors' conclusions For prevention of pressure ulcers in acute care, OHTAC recommends that a high-density foam mattress should be provided to all persons receiving acute care. For prevention of pressure ulcers in the operating room, a high-quality support surface (foam or gel) should be used during surgical procedures longer than 90 minutes. Strong evidence exists for using a gel pad for this population. For prevention of pressure ulcers in long-term care, a high-density foam mattress should

2014 Health Technology Assessment (HTA) Database.

45. Preventing pressure ulcers

Preventing pressure ulcers Preventing pressure ulcers Preventing pressure ulcers Centre for Reviews and Dissemination 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 Centre for Reviews and Dissemination. Preventing pressure ulcers. University of York. Effectiveness Matters. 2014 Authors' objectives This issue of Effectiveness Matters (...) summarises the evidence relating to the implementation of interventions to prevent pressure ulcers in hospital and community care settings. The bulletin is based on existing sources of synthesised and quality-assessed evidence. Authors' conclusions Pressure ulcers affect around 5% of patients: but the majority of these may be avoidable. Pressure ulcers can become painful, infected and malodorous, reduce health related quality of life and increase length of hospital stay. Multicomponent interventions

2014 Health Technology Assessment (HTA) Database.

46. Preventing Pressure Ulcers: A Multisite Randomized Controlled Trial in Nursing Homes

Preventing Pressure Ulcers: A Multisite Randomized Controlled Trial in Nursing Homes Preventing pressure ulcers: a multisite randomized controlled trial in nursing homes Preventing pressure ulcers: a multisite randomized controlled trial in nursing homes Bergstrom N, Horn SD, Rapp M, Stern A, Barrett R, Watkiss M, Krahn M Citation Bergstrom N, Horn SD, Rapp M, Stern A, Barrett R, Watkiss M, Krahn M. Preventing pressure ulcers: a multisite randomized controlled trial in nursing homes. Toronto (...) activities as feeding, walking, and toileting. Final publication URL Indexing Status Subject indexing assigned by CRD MeSH Nursing Homess; Pressure Ulcer; Wound Healing Language Published English Country of organisation Canada Province or state Ontario English summary An English language summary is available. Address for correspondence Evidence Development and Standards, Health Quality Ontario, 130 Bloor Street West, 10th floor, Toronto, Ontario Canada M5S 1N5 Email: EDSinfo@hqontario.ca AccessionNumber

2014 Health Technology Assessment (HTA) Database.

47. Pressure ulcers: evidence and uncertainty

Pressure ulcers: evidence and uncertainty Pressure ulcers: evidence and uncertainty - Evidently Cochrane Search and hit Go By November 13, 2014 // Most dangerous 6 words in English language: “We’ve always done it this way” David Barton (@Bartontd), Associate Professor of Nursing at Swansea University, threw this into the debate on Tuesday evening, joining me, WeNurses founder Teresa Chinn (@WeNurses @AgencyNurse) and many others for a on pressure ulcer risk assessment. We were asking (...) , is it time for a new way, time to ditch the Waterlows and Bradens, given the lack of evidence of benefit of such tools? Why change practice? A was updated early this year and showed that there is no reliable evidence that using these tools reduces the incidence of pressure ulcers. I blogged about it and nurses on Twitter started questioning their continued use, engaging in lively discussion in , back in March, with some considering trying to make changes, perhaps experimenting with assessing risk using

2014 Evidently Cochrane

48. Natural Sheepskins for the Treatment of Pressure Ulcers

Natural Sheepskins for the Treatment of Pressure Ulcers TITLE: Natural Sheepskins for the Treatment of Pressure Ulcers: Clinical Effectiveness, Cost-Effectiveness, and Guidelines DATE: 03 September 2014 RESEARCH QUESTIONS 1. What is the clinical effectiveness of natural sheepskins for the treatment of pressure ulcers in adults with impaired mobility? 2. What is the cost-effectiveness of natural sheepskins for the treatment of pressure ulcers in adults with impaired mobility? 3. What (...) are the evidence-based guidelines regarding the use of natural sheepskins for the treatment of pressure ulcers in adults with impaired mobility? KEY FINDINGS One health technology assessment report and two systematic reviews regarding the clinical effectiveness of natural sheepskins for the treatment of pressure ulcers in adults with impaired mobility were identified. METHODS A limited literature search was conducted on key resources including PubMed, The Cochrane Library (2014, Issue 8), University of York

2014 Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health - Rapid Review

49. Nurses under pressure: do risk assessment tools help prevent pressure ulcers?

Nurses under pressure: do risk assessment tools help prevent pressure ulcers? Nurses under pressure: do risk assessment tools help prevent pressure ulcers? | Evidently Cochrane sharing the latest Cochrane Reviews Search Main menu Post navigation by Tools to help assess a patient’s risk of developing a pressure ulcer have been in use for half a century, but do they actually result in fewer pressure ulcers, or do they take up nurses’ time which could be better spent with the patient? An updated (...) Cochrane review gives us the current state of the evidence. Barts student nurses learning the ‘Australian lift’ in 1983 Looking back on my nurse training in the 1980s, it seems that efforts to prevent pressure ulcers were a really basic, and essential, part of caring for our patients. Any new reddening of the skin was like a mark of shame for the nurse looking after the bearer of it. I remember sheepskin booties, creams, sorbo rings, a variety of mattresses and, for those particularly at risk, soft

2014 Evidently Cochrane

50. Nurses under pressure: do risk assessment tools help prevent pressure ulcers?

Nurses under pressure: do risk assessment tools help prevent pressure ulcers? Nurses under pressure: do risk assessment tools help prevent pressure ulcers? | Evidently Cochrane sharing the latest Cochrane Reviews Search Main menu Post navigation by Tools to help assess a patient’s risk of developing a pressure ulcer have been in use for half a century, but do they actually result in fewer pressure ulcers, or do they take up nurses’ time which could be better spent with the patient? An updated (...) Cochrane review gives us the current state of the evidence. Barts student nurses learning the ‘Australian lift’ in 1983 Looking back on my nurse training in the 1980s, it seems that efforts to prevent pressure ulcers were a really basic, and essential, part of caring for our patients. Any new reddening of the skin was like a mark of shame for the nurse looking after the bearer of it. I remember sheepskin booties, creams, sorbo rings, a variety of mattresses and, for those particularly at risk, soft

2014 Evidently Cochrane

51. Nurses under pressure: do risk assessment tools help prevent pressure ulcers?

Nurses under pressure: do risk assessment tools help prevent pressure ulcers? Nurses under pressure: do risk assessment tools help prevent pressure ulcers? - Evidently Cochrane Search and hit Go By February 14, 2014 // Tools to help assess a patient’s risk of developing a pressure ulcer have been in use for half a century, but do they actually result in fewer pressure ulcers, or do they take up nurses’ time which could be better spent with the patient? An updated Cochrane review gives us (...) the current state of the evidence. Barts student nurses learning the ‘Australian lift’ in 1983 Looking back on my nurse training in the 1980s, it seems that efforts to prevent pressure ulcers were a really basic, and essential, part of caring for our patients. Any new reddening of the skin was like a mark of shame for the nurse looking after the bearer of it. I remember sheepskin booties, creams, sorbo rings, a variety of mattresses and, for those particularly at risk, soft pink and white squares

2014 Evidently Cochrane

52. Pressure-relieving devices for treating heel pressure ulcers. (Abstract)

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.In May 2013, for this first update, we searched the Cochrane Wounds Group Specialised Register; The Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials (CENTRAL) (The Cochrane Library); Ovid MEDLINE; Ovid EMBASE; Ovid MEDLINE (In-Process & Other Non-Indexed Citations); and EBSCO CINAHL. No language or publication date restrictions were applied.We included randomised controlled trials (RCTs) that compared the effects of pressure-relieving devices

2014 Cochrane

53. Clinical and economic benefit of enzymatic debridement of pressure ulcers compared to autolytic debridement with a hydrogel dressing Full Text available with Trip Pro

Clinical and economic benefit of enzymatic debridement of pressure ulcers compared to autolytic debridement with a hydrogel dressing Clinical and economic benefit of enzymatic debridement of pressure ulcers compared to autolytic debridement with a hydrogel dressing Clinical and economic benefit of enzymatic debridement of pressure ulcers compared to autolytic debridement with a hydrogel dressing Waycaster C, Milne CT 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 aimed to assess the cost-effectiveness of collagenase enzymatic debridement, compared with hydrogel autolytic debridement, for the treatment of pressure ulcers. The authors concluded that collagenase ointment was cost-effective compared with hydrogel autolysis

2014 NHS Economic Evaluation Database.

54. Patient lifts and transfer equipment for preventing pressure ulcers: a review of clinical and cost-effectiveness and guidelines

Patient lifts and transfer equipment for preventing pressure ulcers: a review of clinical and cost-effectiveness and guidelines Patient lifts and transfer equipment for preventing pressure ulcers: a review of clinical and cost-effectiveness and guidelines Patient lifts and transfer equipment for preventing pressure ulcers: a review of clinical and cost-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. Patient lifts and transfer equipment for preventing pressure ulcers: a review of clinical and cost-effectiveness and guidelines. Ottawa: Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health (CADTH). Rapid Response - Summary with Critical Appraisal. 2013 Authors' conclusions There was no evidence in the literature searched pertaining to the clinical or cost-effectiveness of patient lifts

2014 Health Technology Assessment (HTA) Database.

55. Turning for the Prevention and Management of Pressure Ulcers

Turning for the Prevention and Management of Pressure Ulcers Turning for the Prevention and Management of Pressure Ulcers: OHTAC Recommendation. October 2014; pp. 1–12 Turning for the Prevention and Management of Pressure Ulcers: OHTAC Recommendation Ontario Health Technology Advisory Committee October 2014 Turning for the Prevention and Management of Pressure Ulcers: OHTAC Recommendation. October 2014; pp. 1–12 2 Suggested Citation This report should be cited as follows: Ontario Health (...) Technology Advisory Committee (OHTAC). Turning for the Prevention and Management of Pressure Ulcers: OHTAC recommendation [Internet]. Toronto: Queen's Printer for Ontario; 2014 October. 12 p. Available from: http://www.hqontario.ca/evidence/publications-and-ohtac-recommendations/ontario-health- technology-assessment-series/turn-multisite-trial. Permission Requests All inquiries regarding permission to reproduce any content in Health Quality Ontario reports should be directed to EvidenceInfo@hqontario.ca

2014 Health Quality Ontario

56. Pressure ulcers: prevention and management

Pressure ulcers: prevention and management Pressure ulcers: pre Pressure ulcers: prev vention and ention and management management Clinical guideline Published: 23 April 2014 nice.org.uk/guidance/cg179 © NICE 2019. All rights reserved. Subject to Notice of rights (https://www.nice.org.uk/terms-and-conditions#notice-of- rights).Y Y our responsibility our responsibility The recommendations in this guideline represent the view of NICE, arrived at after careful consideration of the evidence (...) be inconsistent with complying with those duties. Commissioners and providers have a responsibility to promote an environmentally sustainable health and care system and should assess and reduce the environmental impact of implementing NICE recommendations wherever possible. Pressure ulcers: prevention and management (CG179) © NICE 2019. All rights reserved. Subject to Notice of rights (https://www.nice.org.uk/terms-and- conditions#notice-of-rights). Page 2 of 29Contents Contents Introduction 4 Key priorities

2014 National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence - Clinical Guidelines

57. Systematic review: The effectiveness of pressure ulcer risk assessment instruments and associated intervention protocols remains uncertain

Systematic review: The effectiveness of pressure ulcer risk assessment instruments and associated intervention protocols remains uncertain The effectiveness of pressure ulcer risk assessment instruments and associated intervention protocols remains uncertain | BMJ Evidence-Based Medicine 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 The effectiveness of pressure ulcer risk assessment instruments and associated intervention protocols remains uncertain Article

2014 Evidence-Based Medicine

58. Negative pressure wound therapy for managing diabetic foot ulcers: a review of the clinical effectiveness, cost-effectiveness, and guidelines

Negative pressure wound therapy for managing diabetic foot ulcers: a review of the clinical effectiveness, cost-effectiveness, and guidelines Negative pressure wound therapy for managing diabetic foot ulcers: a review of the clinical effectiveness, cost-effectiveness, and guidelines Negative pressure wound therapy for managing diabetic foot ulcers: a review of the clinical effectiveness, cost-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. Negative pressure wound therapy for managing diabetic foot ulcers: a review of the clinical effectiveness, cost-effectiveness, and guidelines. Ottawa: Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health (CADTH). Rapid Response. 2014 Authors' conclusions The evidence presented in this report supports greater clinical efficacy of negative pressure wound therapy

2014 Health Technology Assessment (HTA) Database.

59. Natural sheepskins for the treatment of pressure ulcers: clinical effectiveness, cost-effectiveness, and guidelines

Natural sheepskins for the treatment of pressure ulcers: clinical effectiveness, cost-effectiveness, and guidelines Natural sheepskins for the treatment of pressure ulcers: clinical effectiveness, cost-effectiveness, and guidelines Natural sheepskins for the treatment of pressure ulcers: clinical effectiveness, cost-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. Natural sheepskins for the treatment of pressure ulcers: clinical effectiveness, cost-effectiveness, and guidelines. Ottawa: Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health (CADTH). Rapid Response. 2014 Authors' conclusions One health technology assessment report and two systematic reviews regarding the clinical effectiveness of natural sheepskins for the treatment of pressure ulcers in adults with impaired mobility were identified

2014 Health Technology Assessment (HTA) Database.

60. Pressure ulcer treatment strategies: comparative effectiveness

Pressure ulcer treatment strategies: comparative effectiveness Pressure ulcer treatment strategies: comparative effectiveness Pressure ulcer treatment strategies: comparative effectiveness Saha S, Smith MEB, Totten A, Fu R, Wasson N, Rahman B, Motu'apuaka M, Hickam DH 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 Saha S, Smith MEB (...) , Totten A, Fu R, Wasson N, Rahman B, Motu'apuaka M, Hickam DH. Pressure ulcer treatment strategies: comparative effectiveness. Rockville: Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ). Comparative Effectiveness Review No. 90. 2013 Authors' conclusions Pressure ulcers affect up to 3 million Americans and are a major source of morbidity, mortality, and health care cost. This review summarizes evidence comparing the effectiveness and safety of pressure ulcer treatment strategies. Final publication

2013 Health Technology Assessment (HTA) Database.