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The End of Medicine as We Know It?

The advent of penicillin revolutionized modern medicine. The original antibiotic, penicillin gave doctors the power to cure “untreatable” diseases and

Caring for Pressure Injuries in the ICU

Every day, the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) of every busy hospital around the world receives new patients with severe conditions

Sub-epidural Moisture (SEM) and PIs: Seeing in the Dark

Preventing pressure injuries often feels like flailing in the dark, trying to stop something that we don’t see coming. By

Are Computer Simulations Better than Clinical Trials?

We may not be able to predict the future, but we can get a glimpse at something that hasn’t happened

The Self-Care Solution

When discussing pressure injuries, the topic of cost saving often centers around methods of prevention. After all, preventing even one

The Next Weapon in the War for PI Prevention

The greatest weapon in the war on pressure injury prevention may well be a risk assessment tool that tells caregivers

Fighting Back Against a Cell Killer

Back in the days of the traveling circus, one of the most popular attractions was the human contortionist. This master

172 Pressure Prevention Lessons from England

It stands to reason that collaboration may be the key to lowering the rate of pressure injuries. After all, the

The Dangers of Sitting – and How Occupational Therapists Can Help

Everyone has a role to play in preventing pressure injuries. Caregivers ensure that the patients with the greatest risk are

When Cutting Medical Costs Leads to Better Wound Treatment

Managing health care often seems like a choice between saving money and providing top-level care. But what if it turned