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Working on the unit, I found that a lot of the time, lesions are “misdiagnosed”. Sometimes we mistaken moisture lesions or irritation as a . Nursing Labs, Med Surg Nursing, Wounds Nursing, Nursing Documentation, Medical Surgical Nursing, Nursing School Notes, Nursing Mnemonics, Wound Care, Nurse Life

On this page, I will develop charts that are easy to follow to help with the diagnosis of the wound. That being said, sometimes the diagnosi...

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What is the Braden Scale?

The Braden Scale for Predicting Pressure Sore Risk was developed during a Robert Wood Johnson Teaching Nursing Home project and while writing an NIH proposal to study pressure ulcer risk factors. The scale is a tool that was developed in 1987 by Barbara Braden and Nancy Bergstrom and the purpose of the scale is to…

Disappointed by Debridement - Plaintiffs often express shock and disbelief after eschar is removed, which often leaves a wound larger than the original size of the eschar. Wounds Nursing, Nursing Documentation, Nurse Ratchet, Bed Sores, Pressure Ulcer, Wound Dressing, Thick Skin, Wound Care, Nursing Tips

Disappointed by Debridement - WCEI Blog

We examine how healthcare professionals can better communicate with their patients about the process of debridement.

In the care setting, we respect a patient’s right to refuse treatment. Sometimes, this is the end of the story…until a lawsuit is filed. Nancy Collins offers 10 terrific tips for dealing with non-adherent patients. Medical Advice, Medical Care, Pressure Ulcer, Wound Care, Nursing Tips, My Job, Respect, This Or That Questions, Feelings

When Your Patient Refuses to Be Turned and Repositioned—And Then Sues! - WCEI Blog

Nonadherence with medical advice is here to stay. The battle between optimal medical care and patient adherence is one to fight with empathy and finesse.

15 home remedies for preventing and treating pressure sores What Stage Is It? Test Your Pressure Ulcer Staging Skills - How well do you know your guidelines for staging pressure ulcers? View the slideshow and test yourself! Nursing Goals, Nursing Tips, Pressure Ulcer Staging, Wounds Nursing, Home Health Nurse, Med Surg Nursing, Bed Sores, Study Board, Nursing Students

What Stage Is It? Test Your Pressure Injury Staging Skills - WCEI Blog

(updated to reflect the 2016 NPUAP Staging Definitions) How well do you know your guidelines for staging pressure injuries? View the slideshow and test yourself! Note: if you have any difficulties opening the slideshow, CLICK HERE to view it in SlideShare. Test Your Pressure Injury Staging Skills from Wound Care Education Institute Wound Care Education …

Lower Extremity Ulcers: Go With the Flow - The 2014 International Pressure Ulcer… Nursing Cheat Sheet, Nursing Tips, Funny Nursing, Wounds Nursing, Home Health Nurse, Bed Sores, Pressure Ulcer, New Nurse

Lower Extremity Ulcers: Go With the Flow - WCEI Blog

When assessing a lower extremity ulcer, it is vital to determine the assessment of blood flow. Read on to learn why that is.

When it comes to pressure ulcer prevention and treatment, traditional risk assessment tools don’t always tell the whole story. Find out what does. Wounds Nursing, Nursing Documentation, Bed Sores, Pressure Ulcer, Wound Care, Wound Healing, Care Plans, Pain Management

Pressure Ulcers: Beyond the Risk Scales - WCEI Blog

We look into how to diagnose and treat a pressure ulcer with pracitces that go beyond what's recommended in wound Risk Scores.

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3 Pressure Ulcer (Bedsores) Nursing Care Plans

Nursing Care Plans for clients experiencing pressure ulcer includes assessing the contributing factors leading to a lack of tissue perfusion, assessing the extent of the injury, promoting compliance to the medication regimen, preventing further injury.

“ Blanchable Erythema - this is the spot where you press down and it becomes pale aka blanches. This is NOT CONSIDERED a stage I pressure ulcer. Wounds Nursing, Nursing Exam, Pressure Ulcer, Nursing Information, Family Nurse Practitioner, Nursing Accessories, Nclex Rn, Wound Care

Nclex-RN Guide

Welcome to my page! My name is Rebeca, and I am a Board Certified Family Nurse Practitioner. I have a Doctorate of Nursing Practice Degree and work in Transplant Nephrology. I started this blog because I was having trouble studying for my Nclex boards. While reading different Nclex books, I would choose a topic, read everything about it, draw pictures, then write about it. Every time I read something interesting, I felt the need to share it with someone. This blog has been my inspiration and…

Assessments of pressure ulcer stage, wound infection, and risk factors guide targeted therapeutic interventions that facilitate wound healing and prevent new pressure ulcer formation Pressure Ulcer Staging, Bed Sores, Fundamentals Of Nursing, Wound Care, Nursing Tips, Wound Healing, Physical Therapy, Assessment, Dream Job

How Should Physicians Assess and Manage Pressure Ulcers in the Hospitalized Patient?

Assessments of pressure ulcer stage, wound infection, and risk factors guide targeted therapeutic interventions that facilitate wound healing and prevent new pressure ulcer formation

The Blame Game: Is It All Right to Blame the Patient?  Clearly it is a legal liability when health care professionals (HCPs) do not follow doctor’s orders. But when the patient chooses not to follow doctor’s orders, things are not so clear.  via @woundcareeducat Pressure Ulcer, Wound Care, First Names, Understanding Yourself, Peace Of Mind, Blame, First Love, Health Care, Finance

The Blame Game: Is It All Right to Blame the Patient? - WCEI Blog

When communication between providers and patients breaks down, it may seem like may seem like HCPs are blaming the patient. Learn how to avoid this.

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Pressure Ulcers: Beyond the Risk Scales - WCEI Blog

We look into how to diagnose and treat a pressure ulcer with pracitces that go beyond what's recommended in wound Risk Scores.

Algorithm for Prevention of Pressure Ulcers: Nutrition Guidelines (Provided by Nestlé) Pressure Ulcer, School Info, Wound Care, Work Tools, Medical Conditions, Health Care, Nutrition, Nclex, Hospice

Algorithm for Prevention of Pressure Ulcers: Nutrition Guidelines (Provided by Nestlé) | Nutrition411

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