Posts Tagged ‘skin breakdown’

Pressure Injury (Ulcer) Staging: More Real-World Answers

Friday, April 15th, 2016

More real-world wound care questions and answers relating to pressure injury staging, including slough, debridement and skin breakdown.

More Real-World Pressure Injuries

 

Can’t get enough of pressure injury staging? Neither can we. That’s why we’re excited to present even more questions and answers about this topic, based on what wound clinicians experience out in the field (versus what we might learn from textbooks or in a classroom).

In our first such post – packed with some awesome pressure injury staging questions from the field – we discussed slough, levels of destruction and debridement. Here, you’ll find out more about pressure injury staging as it relates to abrasions, surgical flaps, skin breakdown due to clothing, and more. So here they are – five more tips for staging pressure injuries, based on real questions from clinicians.

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Prevention of Skin Breakdown

Friday, August 6th, 2010

The Wild on Wounds National Convention is coming up  September 23-25, 2010 in Las Vegas. Continuing in our session highlights, Prevention of Skin Breakdown will be presented by Scott Batie M.Ed, M.P.T., WCC, Scott Batie Consulting, WCEI Instructor

Prevention is the Key! Based upon the 2009 International Pressure Ulcer Guidelines, evidence based care and AHRQ clinical practice guidelines, this one hour session will give you everything you need to succeed. Take this information back to your team and teach them how to prevent pressure ulcers, diabetic, venous and arterial ulcers, as well as moisture related skin breakdown.

For more information about the Wild on Wound National Conference or to register, please check out http://www.wcei.net/wow-conference

For more information about the Wound Care Education Institute and their Skin and Wound Management Course, please visit http://www.wcei.net/course_info