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The National Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel has just posted information about its 2016 NPUAP Research Symposium, hosted at Harrah’s Las Vegas Hotel, November 9, 2016. This is a great opportunity for clinicians, researchers, engineers, and others in the healthcare field to learn more about the latest developments in pressure ulcer (bedsore) prevention. No longer is […]

In support of World Wide Pressure Ulcer Prevention Day, November 19, 2015, here are FIVE valuable resources for healthcare professionals and facility managers to consider when fighting back against the genesis of avoidable pressure ulcers.     Invest in the Prevention and Treatment of Pressure Ulcers: Clinical Practice Guideline (full-text or quick-reference version). Leaders from […]

In support of World Wide Pressure Ulcer Prevention Day, November 19, 2015, the National Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel (NPUAP) is hosting a free, live webinar, presented by Dr. Jeffrey Levine, MD, titled History of Pressure Ulcers and Wound Care: Past, Present, and Future. Dr. Levine’s presentation will review the history of pressure ulcers and wound […]

Recommended reading for nurse, therapists, physicians, orthotists, prosthetists, and individuals who rely on assistive technology for daily activity. Skin Health: Prevention and Treatment of Skin Breakdown Written by Janet Dean, MS, RN, CRRN, CRNP. The International Center for Spinal Cord Injury Kennedy Krieger Institute, Baltimore, Maryland. Published on the Transverse Myelitis Association website, Janet Dean’s […]

The National Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel (NPUAP) has declared November 16, 2012 “Pressure Ulcer Awareness Day”. According to Dr. Aimee Garcia, NPUAP President, “Over 2.5 million US residents develop pressure ulcers every year.”  She adds, “The impact of pressure ulcers on the patient, the providers who are trying to prevent these wounds and the payers […]

Bed sores, also referred to as pressure ulcers, pressure sores and decubitus ulcers, are a significant problem in hospitals and nursing homes, with regard to both the rising rate of occurrence (and financial expense) as well as prevention & treatment responsibility for caregivers. Jonathan Rosenfeld, J.D. (Illinois, U.S.A.) has developed a helpful website, Bed Sore […]