Becker's Clinical Quality & Infection Control

May/June 2021 IC_CQ

Issue link:

Contents of this Issue


Page 1 of 63

Reference: 1. Wassel C., Delhougne G., Gayle J., Dreyfus J., Larson B. Risk of readmissions, mortality, and hospital-acquired conditions across hospital-acquired pressure injury (HAPI) stages in a US National Hospital Discharge database. Int. Wound J. August 2020. ◊ Trademark of Smith+Nephew © March 2021 Smith+Nephew AWM-AWC-28942 There is a new way to reinforce pressure injury prevention. There are new guidelines to help strengthen your practice and pressure injury prevention protocols. And there are products that perfectly fit the new guidelines to help improve outcomes. Scan to learn more at Pressure injuires don't have to be so OVERWHELMING. On average, each pressure injury adds $21,767 in associated costs and 9.5 days to each hospital stay. 1 PATIENT IMMOBILITY DRESSING CHANGES REPOSITIONING + EARLY MOBILIZATION MEDICAL DEVICE RELATED INJURIES PRESSURE REDISTRIBUTION PREVENTATIVE SKIN CARE

Articles in this issue

Links on this page

view archives of Becker's Clinical Quality & Infection Control - May/June 2021 IC_CQ