Nursing Home Quality and Pressure Ulcer Prevention and Management


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Nursing Home Quality and Pressure Ulcer Prevention and Management
The prevention and management of pressure ulcers is important because of the morbidity from complications. Pressure ulcers can cause complications such as infections and delayed wound healing (Gorecki et al., 2009). The prevalence of pressure ulcers in nursing home can be reduced by utilizing best-evidence guidelines for prevention and management such as those developed by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (
(Wipke-Tevis et al., 2004). The purpose of this paper is to discuss a critique of the article by Wipke-Tevis et al. (2004); ‘Nursing home quality and pressure ulcer prevention, management and practices.
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U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (2005 Center for Medicaid and State Operations/Survey and Certification Group. Retrieved from
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(2004). Nursing home quality and pressure ulcer prevention and management practices.
Journal of the American Geriatric Society, 52(4), 583-8.
Wipke-Tevis, D.D., Williams, D.A., Rantz, M.J., Popejoy, L.L., Madsen, R.W., Petroski, G.F. &