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Pressure Ulcers


Protein-Energy Malnutrition Definition

This fact sheet provides a definition and values commonly used to grade the severity of protein-energy undernutrition.

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Skin Integrity and Medications: A Closer Look

This guide and chart categorizes medications and the effects these types of medications can have on wound healing and altering alertness.

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AHRQ Pressure Ulcer Assessment

An Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality form for documenting all wound characteristics as well as information on wound treatment and prevention.

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Braden Risk Assessment Tool

The Braden Risk Assessment Tool is a tool to help assess a patient's risk of developing a pressure ulcer.

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Skin Assessment Report Tool

This Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) Skin Assessment Report Tool helps CNAs document skin assessment and facilitate information sharing with registered nurses.

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Pressure Ulcer Healing

The Pressure Ulcer Scale for Healing (PUSH Tool) was developed by the National Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel (NPUAP) as a quick, reliable tool to monitor the change in pressure ulcer status over time.

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National Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel

The National Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel (NPUAP) is an independent not-for-profit professional organization dedicated to the prevention and management of pressure ulcers.

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