A Clean Sweep in Wound Care

In the medical field, they say that “cleanliness is half of health.” That means that a clean environment and a

Fight Pressure Injuries with Good Nutrition

While “you are what you eat” may have some limitations, there’s no doubt that what you choose to put into

How to Evaluate a Quality Improvement Project at Your Facility

When it comes to healthcare, “an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure.” Finding ways to reduce certain

The Role of Flap Surgery in the Correction of Pressure Injuries

When it comes to pressure injuries, surgical treatment is a last resort. The risks of complications are high – between

Comfort, Stability, Security: The Principles of Effective Repositioning

You’re constantly on the move. No, we’re not talking about walking, running, taking planes, trains and automobiles to any of

From “On Paper” to “On the Floor” – How to Practically Implement PI Prevention

Trying to lower pressure injury rates in your facility? Updating facility procedures is step one. However, it is only step one.

Pressure Injury Risk Assessment Factors: What Are We Looking For, and Why?

What would pressure injury prevention look like in an ideal world? Each of our patients would receive unlimited resources geared

Hidden Surfaces Present Hidden Risks: What Do You Need to Know?

A decade ago, pressure injury prevention and treatment was entirely based on the assumption that unrelenting pressure on tissues caused

Medical Devices in the Healing Process: Friend or Foe?

We’re used to thinking of medical devices as our loyal sidekicks in healing our patients. Indeed they are; the medical

Can a Dementia Patient Be Truly Noncompliant?

Turning and repositioning patients regularly is one of the foundations of pressure injury prevention. Patients who resist caretakers’ efforts to