Wound Care

AHRQ’s safety program for nursing homes: On-time pressure ulcer prevention

The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) created On-Time Pressure Ulcer Prevention to help nursing homes with electronic medical records reduce the occurrence...

Skin manifestations with COVID-19

The Purple Skin and Toes that you are seeing may not be Deep Tissue Pressure Injury Many reports are occurring concerning areas of purpuric/purple skin...

Protecting Patients and Staff: The Road to a System-Wide Pressure Injury Prevention Program Webinar

A free webinar hosted by Kelly McFee This session will discuss the implementation of a step by step system-wide pressure injury prevention program that includes...

NPIAP COVID-19 related resources for pressure injury prevention

NPIAP Panel Members have provided these resources as a convenience to website visitors and for informational purposes only. Once you click on these links,...

Personal protective equipment (PPE) and pressure injuries

Many health care professionals are wearing Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) the majority of the day. There are increasing reports of pressure injuries from masks,...

Pressure injury assessment

A Pressure Injury (PI) assessment is a written record or picture of the status and progress that the PI is making. Assessments should include...

New research on the connection between genetics and wound healing

A new study published in Plos Pathogens examines the connection between wound microbiomes and wound healing. This study was described as “being the first to...

New microscopy technique can be used to study the progression of wound healing

A new microscope developed by researchers at the DSK Center for Optical Molecular Imaging has the ability to track collagen that helps in wound...

New study focuses on wound healing mechanisms

A new study recently published in Nature Communications focuses on the “biomechanical properties of skin wounds.” The researchers examined the body’s “repair program” and how...

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