Skin Tears: The Clinical Challenge
Skin tears are painful, disfiguring injuries, but are preventable. Identification of risk factors, implementation of prevention strategies, and standardizing assessment and treatment can reduce the incidence of skin tears.
What the "L" is the Dose?
Certain letters and numerals (lower case letter "l" and number 1) can be interpreted different than the writer intended in medication orders, potentially resulting in medication errors.
Pressure Ulcers: A Look at Reports to PA-PSRS
Facilities may be missing opportunities to improve quality of care if they fail to assess patients for risk of developing pressure ulcers and fail to collect information about stages of any pressure ulcers that develop.