Pressure Ulcers

Pressure Ulcers

Long-term Care Clinical Manual

eBook - 2010
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Hcpro Inc
Pressure Ulcers: Long-Term Care Clinical Manual

Barbara Acello, MS, RN
 
Everything you need to assess, prevent, and treat pressure ulcersPressure ulcer prevention techniques and coding advice you can't find for free at a price that fits your budget

This book provides strategies to help long-term care nurses assess, prevent, and treat pressure ulcers in accordance with NPUAP and CMS guidelines. With this resource, not only will staff be able to overcome documentation problems and understand how to assess wounds and infections, but it provides good practices to help your facility achieve a high Quality Measure rating and accurately code Section M on the MDS 3.0.

With Pressure Ulcers: Long-Term Care Clinical Manual  you will:
  • Employ prevention strategies to reduce the risk of a deficiency under F314
  • Get simplified, step-by-step instructions for proper wound assessment that comply with NPUAP and CMS guidelines
  • Individualize resident care plans in less time with improved accuracy using time-tested care plan approaches
  • Customize the CD-ROM packed with more than 50 forms and resources to save time in clinical practice and staff education
Take a look at the Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Anatomy and Physiology of the Skin
Chapter 2: Identifying Pressure Ulcer Risk and Implementing a Preventive Plan of Care
Chapter 3: NPUAP Assessment Guidelines and Techniques
Chapter 4: Positioning the Resident in Bed
Chapter 5: Positioning the Resident in a Chair or Wheelchair
Chapter 6: Support Surfaces
Chapter 7: Nursing Strategy: The Plan of Care for a Resident with a Pressure Ulcer
Chapter 8: Lower Extremity Ulcers
Chapter 9: Pressure Ulcer Treatments and Dressings
Chapter 10: Skin Tears
Chapter 11: Wound Infection
Chapter 12: Legal Issues
Chapter 13: Survey Issues
Chapter 14: Wound Documentation Glossary

This book provides strategies to help long-term care nurses assess, prevent, and treat pressure ulcers in accordance with NPUAP and CMS guidelines. With this resource, not only will staff be able to overcome documentation problems and understand how to assess wounds and infections, but it provides good practices to help your facility achieve a high Quality Measure rating and accurately code Section M on the MDS 3.0.


Publisher: Marblehead, MA : HCPro Inc., ©2010
ISBN: 9781615691340
1615691340
1601467192
9781601467195
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xvii, 224 pages) : illustrations

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