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Recently, a pressure ulcer prevention algorithm was developed based on a systematic literature review and face validation by wound care experts. Following an on-admission risk assessment using a valid and reliable instrument, the end user is guided toward modifiable risk factors included in the Braden Scale score and interventions designed to address them. Using a systematic review of published evidence from 2007 to 2013 and Strength of Recommendation Taxonomy (SORT), the authors developed a 1-page algorithm with 26 distinct steps/decision points.

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Wound Care News

April 17, 2015 - 2:39pm - Hyalomatrix, an advanced wound care device based on hyaluronic acid (HA) technology, is now eligible for reimbursement as a skin substitute through the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) in 11 states and Washington, DC. Read More >
April 15, 2015 - 11:33am - Smith & Nephew (London, England) announced the conclusion of the 6th International Negative Pressure Wound Therapy (NPWT) Expert Meeting, where over 300 international experts from 36 countries convened in Berlin, Germany, between March 20-21, 2015. Read More >
April 2, 2015 - 3:24pm - BSN medical, together with the National Association of Orthopaedic Technologists, announced the launch of a new book entitled, “Orthopaedic Immobilization Techniques” at the 2015 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. Read More >

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