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  1. 100 days, 100% hospital-acquired pressure ulcer-free campaign at a Saudi Arabian rehabilitation facility VIEW PDF
    December 2014 Volume 5 Issue 4

    This article describes the 100 days campaign at the Sultan Bin Abdulaziz Humanitarian City Rehabilitation and Medical Center, which aimed for the hospital to be 100% free of hospital-acquired pressure ulcers (HAPUs) during the 100-day campaign period. The...

  2. Expert commentary: pressure ulcers in the surgical patient VIEW PDF
    December 2014 Volume 5 Issue 4

    On reading the article by Joyce Black, Debra Fawcett and Susan Scott, we are reminded of the importance of pressure ulcer prevention strategies for patients in the operating room.

  3. Ten top tips: preventing pressure ulcers in the surgical patient VIEW PDF
    December 2014 Volume 5 Issue 4

    Pressure ulcers attributable to the operating room (OR) are not uncommon; they account for up to 45% of all hospital-acquired pressure ulcers.The incidence of pressure ulcers occurring during surgery was addressed in international pressure ulcer guidelines...

  4. Best practice guidelines: Effective skin and wound management in non-complex burns
    Best practice guidelines: Effective skin and wound management in non-complex burns VIEW PDF

    This document is a practical guide to the management of burn injuries for healthcare professionals everywhere who are non-burns specialists. With an emphasis on presenting hands-on and relevant clinical information, it focuses on the evaluation and management...

  5. Principer för kompression vid venös sjukdom: En användarhandledning för behandling och prevention av venösa bensår
    Principer för kompression vid venös sjukdom: En användarhandledning för behandling och prevention av venösa bensår VIEW PDF

    Kompressionsbehandling är den vedertagna behandlingen för återkommande venösa bensår I kompressionsbehandlingssystem ingår strumpor, tubbandage och bandagesystem som består av två eller fler komponenter. Syftet med dessa system är att tillhandahålla...

  6. Best Practice Statement: The use of topical antimicrobial agents in wound management
    Best Practice Statement: The use of topical antimicrobial agents in wound management VIEW PDF

    Wound infection can be financially costly to healthcare organisations and can negatively affect quality of life for patients, families and carers, due to pain, malodour, frequent dressing changes, loss of appetite, malaise, or deterioration of glycaemic control...

  7. International consensus: Making the case for cost-effective wound management
    International consensus: Making the case for cost-effective wound management VIEW PDF

    Clinicians who treat patients with wounds need access to the resources that will enable them to deliver the best and most appropriate treatments. With economic constraints on healthcare budgets, in addition to challenges to prove efficacy, budget holders...

  8. International consensus: Optimising wellbeing in people living with a wound (Danish edition)
    International consensus: Optimising wellbeing in people living with a wound (Danish edition) VIEW PDF

    I februar 2011 mødtes en gruppe eksperter og forskere inden for sårbehandling i Cape Town, Sydafrika, for at skabe nogle faste rammer, der kunne være en hjælp til at sikre, at klinikere kan maksimere deres patienters velbefindende gennem effektiv sårbehandling....

  9. International consensus: Optimising wellbeing in people living with a wound (Swedish edition)
    International consensus: Optimising wellbeing in people living with a wound (Swedish edition) VIEW PDF

    I februari 2011 träffades en grupp sjukvårdspersonal och forskare inom området sårbehandling i Kapstaden i Sydafrika för att upprätta ett ramverk som ska bidra till att hjälpa sjukvårdspersonal att optimera patienternas välbefinnande vid utförandet...