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Forensic nurses make strides toward social justice

Do you want to play a role in antiviolence efforts? Sexual assault. Child abuse. Domestic violence. Current headlines are full of high-profile cases that might...
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Critical care of the skin

Two-person skin assessment builds a foundation for pressure injury prevention. Takeaways: Pressure injury (PI) care bundles help to reduce variations in care and improve outcomes. ...

Take action to solve causes of pressure injuries

Acute-care settings present challenges for PI prevention, but solutions exist By Jan Powers, PhD, RN, CCNS, CCRN, NE-BC, FCCM, and Corinne (Cori) Ames BSN, RN,...
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Take three steps forward to prevent pressure injury in medical-surgical patients

Nursing care is key to pressure injury prevention. Takeaways: Support surfaces help reduce intense pressure Turning is critical to reducing pressure duration By Joyce Black PhD,...
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Introduction to pressure injuries: Prevention across the acute-care continuum

Pressure injury prevention requires an effective and sustainable program By Melissa A. Fitzpatrick, MSN, RN, FAAN Pressure injuries (PIs) have presented a significant risk to patients...
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Navigating the maze of support surfaces

Learn how support surfaces work to help prevent pressure injuries. Takeaways: More than pressure should be considered about when selecting a surface. Selecting a support...
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Collaboration improves pressure injury prevention

Communication and research reduce OR-related pressure By Catherine Spader, RN An interview with Debra L. Fawcett, PhD, RN, director of infection prevention, Eskenazi Health, Indianapolis, Indiana....

Pressure injuries…Prevention across the acute-care continuum

Throughout acute care—from the emergency department to the operating room and the critical-care unit—protecting patients’ skin from pressure injuries (PIs) can sometimes be low...

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AHA: It’s Safe to Treat High Blood Pressure During Pregnancy

High blood pressure during pregnancy can present significant risks to mother and child, but practitioners have sometimes be hesitant to prescribe blood pressure medication...