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Screening for pressure ulcer risk in an acute care hospital

Thomas V Perneger, Anne-Claire Raë, Jean-Michel Gaspoz, François Borst, Olga Vitek, Céliane Héliot
2002 Journal of Clinical Epidemiology  
This brief pressure ulcer prediction scale performed well in an acute care setting. Use of this scale may facilitate the implementation of pressure ulcer prevention interventions.  ...  The predictive ability of baseline assessments decayed over time.  ...  Acknowledgments Preliminary findings of this study were presented at the 1998 meeting of the International Society for Quality in Health  ... 
doi:10.1016/s0895-4356(01)00514-5 pmid:12007553 fatcat:cxoj5wxh4retreob5dgq6sjgui

Clinical and endoscopic aspects in the evolution of patients with bleeding peptic ulcer: a cohort study

Fábio SEGAL, João Carlos PROLLA, Ismael MAGUILNIK, Fernando H. WOLFF
2000 Arquivos de Gastroenterologia  
Conclusions - The identification of patients with risk of death by bleeding peptic ulcer remains as a challenge, once few factors are capable of predicting the severity of the evolution.  ...  - Bleeding ulcers are a major problem in public health and represent approximately half of all the cases of upper gastrointestinal hemorrhage in the United States.  ...  Thus, the identification of patients with risk of death by bleeding peptic ulcer remains as a challenge, once few factors are capable of predicting the severity of the evolution.  ... 
doi:10.1590/s0004-28032000000300005 pmid:11236268 fatcat:ulncdqji3ralzbiggz23vcsad4

Haemodynamic predictors of a penetrating atherosclerotic ulcer rupture using fluid–structure interaction analysis

Giuseppe D'Ancona, Andrea Amaducci, Antonino Rinaudo, Salvatore Pasta, Fabrizio Follis, Michele Pilato, Roberto Baglini
2013 Interactive Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery  
The results show that elevated blood pressure (117 mmHg) and low flow velocity at the aortic wall (0.15 m/s 2 ) occurred in the region of the PAU.  ...  We present preliminary data on the flow-induced haemodynamic and structural loads exerted on a penetrating atherosclerotic aortic ulcer (PAU).  ...  Identification of parameters that may predict the evolution of PAUs could justify early endovascular handling to prevent deleterious complications.  ... 
doi:10.1093/icvts/ivt245 pmid:23736658 pmcid:PMC3745153 fatcat:pp5frod66fdztbwyk7ybuwevs4

Pressure Ulcer Scale for Healing in monitoring of wound healing in elderly patients with leg ulcer

SERGIO AGUINALDO DE ALMEIDA, CARMELITA NAIARA DE OLIVEIRA MOREIRA, GERALDO MAGELA SALOME
2014 Revista Brasileira de Cirurgia Plástica  
This work describes the evolution of wound healing and outpatient treatment of patients with leg ulcers using the Pressure Ulcer Scale for Healing (PUSH) tool.  ...  The data were gathered at a State Hospital in the countryside of the State of São Paulo from 2009 to 2010 through digital photographs and the PUSH wound evolution scale.  ...  Plást. 2014;29(1):120-Evolution of the wounds , according of the total score of the Pressure Ulcer Scale for Healing Table 2 . 2 Type of treatment prescribed, according to the total score of the Pressure  ... 
doi:10.5935/2177-1235.2014rbcp0020 fatcat:trnscdyj2zghpliq4qqs3gmjsi

Real-time computer modeling in prevention of foot pressure ulcer using patient-specific finite element model and model order reduction techniques [chapter]

S. Niroomandi, A. Perrier, M. Bucki, Yohan Payan
2020 Innovations and Emerging Technologies in Wound Care  
Real-time computer modeling in prevention of foot pressure ulcer using patient-specific finite element model and model order reduction techniques. Amit Gefen.  ...  sent by the central unit and estimates the risks for pressure ulcer.  ...  , the diabetic person has obviously much higher risks for foot pressure ulcers.  ... 
doi:10.1016/b978-0-12-815028-3.00005-5 fatcat:o4whxtolpzbc5plqvebyd3dt6u

ASSESSMENT ON EFFICACY OF TOPICAL NEGATIVE PRESSURE DRESSINGS AGAINST CONVENTIONAL MOIST DRESSINGS
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Karimaddela Keerthinmayee, Dwarakanath Reddy Vembuluru, Srikanth Reddy Challapalli, Dondapati Srinivasa Sujith Kumar
2018 Journal of Evolution of Medical and Dental Sciences  
The aim of this study was to compare the efficacy of topical negative pressure hydrocolloid moist dressing with that of a control group using conventional moist wound dressings in healing of chronic ulcers  ...  RESULTS The mean rate of granulation tissue formation in both the groups were 81.01% (SD= 16.67) of the ulcer surface area for test and 63.96% (SD= 14.58) of ulcer surface area for control.  ...  . 1, 2, 3, 4 A chronic wound is a wound that does not heal in an orderly set of stages and in a predictable amount of time.  ... 
doi:10.14260/jemds/2018/677 fatcat:7ue5qbsgdzhd7ky4qa5n6lftxu

Negative-pressure wound therapy – advantages and disadvantages

George Pariza, Department of Surgery, "Carol Davila" University of Medicine and Pharmacy, 020021 Bucharest, Romania Department of Surgery, 3th Emergency Surgery Department, University Emergency Hospital, 050098 Bucharest, Romania, Carmen I. Mavrodin, Valentina A. Buzatu, Natalia Turcan, Monica M. Cirstoiu, Bogdan Cretu, Catalin Cirstoiu, Department of Surgery, "Carol Davila" University of Medicine and Pharmacy, 020021 Bucharest, Romania Department of Surgery, 3th Emergency Surgery Department, University Emergency Hospital, 050098 Bucharest, Romania, "Department of Surgery, "Carol Davila" University of Medicine and Pharmacy, 020021 Bucharest, Romania Department of Surgery, 3th Emergency Surgery Department, University Emergency Hospital, 050098 Bucharest, Romania", Department of Surgery, 3th Emergency Surgery Department, University Emergency Hospital, 050098 Bucharest, Romania, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, "Carol Davila" University of Medicine and Pharmacy, 020021 Bucharest, Romania Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University Emergency Hospital, 050098 Bucharest, Romania (+2 others)
2021 Romanian Journal of Military Medicine  
The glycemic value can predict 17% of the evolutionary scenario of a patient (favorable/unfavorable) being necessary an integrative therapeutic conduct.  ...  of representative cases for the group whose evolution under treatment proved to be unfavorable.  ...  nature of the primary and subsequent intervention, clinical evolution on the period of hospitalization under negative pressure therapy, the postvacuum aspect of the lesions, the clinical condition of  ... 
doi:10.55453/rjmm.2021.124.3.12 fatcat:w3e4qcp6zzdv5bytyqf5czqzdm

Sodium cromoglycate in proctitis and ulcerative colitis

R N Allan
1982 BMJ (Clinical Research Edition)  
Nothing is known about the predictive value of continuous ambulant intra-arterial blood pressure recordings, which are usually lower than indirect cuff pressures.  ...  As all blood pressures are labile from minute to minute and from one clinic visit to another, what is the predictive value of casual blood pressure readings in comparison with lower readings taken later  ... 
doi:10.1136/bmj.284.6309.70 fatcat:b6q6gjxtfjf5dj3z2ltjmndzym

Nursing Care: Making a Big Difference in Stage 3 Bed Sore

Sweta Mary Jacob
2018 International Journal of Nursing & Midwifery Research  
The patient was admitted to the special ward of Hakeem Abdul Hakeem Centenary Hospital (HAHC), New Delhi, with the chief complaints of poor intake of food, pain in legs and back, fatigability since one  ...  Efficient nursing care with regular assessment, positioning, exercises and the prescribed treatment improved the condition of the patient and it took 4 months for healing of bed sores.  ...  Strain Tissue deformation in response to pressure. 7 Classification of Pressure Ulcer The definitions of the four pressure ulcer stages are revised periodically by the National Pressure Ulcer Advisor  ... 
doi:10.24321/2455.9318.201746 fatcat:465kkqu46balbe46fwohwwv4c4

Using Deep Dive Methodology to Investigate an Increased Incidence of Hospital-Acquired Avoidable Category 2 and 3 Pressure Ulcers

Martyne Horton-Jones, Emma Marsh, Sian Fumarola, Helen Wright-White, Wilfred McSherry, Trish Rowson
2019 Healthcare  
Between October 2017 and March 2018, the Trust experienced significant winter pressures and an increase in category 2 and 3 hospital-acquired avoidable pressure ulcers.  ...  key to reduce and prevent hospital-acquired avoidable pressure ulcers.  ...  Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no conflict of interest.  ... 
doi:10.3390/healthcare7020059 pmid:30965660 pmcid:PMC6627303 fatcat:twjjvy24wrakzjsdqh22ssxqqm

Computational Modeling of Inflammation and Wound Healing

Cordelia Ziraldo, Qi Mi, Gary An, Yoram Vodovotz
2013 Advances in Wound Care  
To date, dynamic computational models have been used to study the time evolution of inflammation in wound healing.  ...  A hybrid equation-agent-based model (ABM) of pressure ulcer formation in both spinal cord-injured and -uninjured patients was used to identify control points that reduce stress caused by tissue ischemia  ...  of pressure ulcer risk. 41 Post-SCI pressure ulcers: a visually realistic ABM.  ... 
doi:10.1089/wound.2012.0416 pmid:24527362 pmcid:PMC3816782 fatcat:squwqk5alfhq7aonqswagh3tzu

PEE12: THE WILLINGNESS TO PAY FOR PHARMACOTHERAPY OF ATOPIC DERMATITIS

S Ikeda, M Tamura, S Yamaki, H Nakagawa
2001 Value in Health  
RESULTS: Our modeling predicted the total expected cost of standard care treatment for a stage 3 pressure ulcer to be $20,874.  ...  Randomized clinical trials have found that NNWT (n ϭ 72 patients) decreases the surface area of stage 3-4 pressure ulcers by 2.5 fold (SD 59%) over standard care (n ϭ 59 patients).  ...  The questionnaires consisted of two scales: the Psoriasis Disability Index and 10 questions concerning the treatment and evolution of psoriasis.  ... 
doi:10.1016/s1098-3015(11)71776-4 fatcat:m4cemkvqever3azribeo5s6ise

System providing discomfort monitoring for people in wheelchairs

J.G. Rocha, H. Carvalho, F.M. Duarte, M. A. F. Carvalho, V.M. Moreira
2008 2008 IEEE International Symposium on Industrial Electronics  
The project is based on the development of textile and polymer applications (cushions, mattresses and mattresses overlays) with functions of pressure and humidity monitoring in the body's areas contacting  ...  , quality of life and the prevention of illnesses/wounds.  ...  Figure 1 shows the evolution to a serious pressure ulcer with the bone being exposed.  ... 
doi:10.1109/isie.2008.4677167 fatcat:qys3qa2lkjarndciyym62r5qlu

PEE11: PSORIASIS AND EVERYDAY LIFE: FIRST RESULTS

M Corvest, P Lefrançois, E Myon, C Taïeb
2001 Value in Health  
RESULTS: Our modeling predicted the total expected cost of standard care treatment for a stage 3 pressure ulcer to be $20,874.  ...  Randomized clinical trials have found that NNWT (n ϭ 72 patients) decreases the surface area of stage 3-4 pressure ulcers by 2.5 fold (SD 59%) over standard care (n ϭ 59 patients).  ...  The questionnaires consisted of two scales: the Psoriasis Disability Index and 10 questions concerning the treatment and evolution of psoriasis.  ... 
doi:10.1016/s1098-3015(11)71775-2 fatcat:fsrm57x6kfhrnmjjbbkhc4ifky

Curative Metatarsal Bone Surgery Combined with Intralesional Administration of Recombinant Human Epidermal Growth Factor in Diabetic Neuropathic Ulceration of the Forefoot: A Prospective, Open, Uncontrolled, Nonrandomized, Observational Study

Aristides L. Garcia Herrera, Ridel de Jesús Febles Sanabria, Liliana de los Ángeles Acosta Cabadilla, Miriam Moliner Cartaya
2017 Current Therapeutic Research  
Conflicts of Interest The authors have indicated that they have no conflicts of interest regarding the content of this article.  ...  in diabetic populations are more frequent in a neuropathic foot and increase the shear stress of the foot. 17 Pressure is a factor in 90% of diabetic plantar ulcers, and the pressure must be modified  ...  presence of osteomyelitis; time of evolution of the current ulcer (in weeks); and type of curative metatarsal bone surgery.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.curtheres.2017.03.003 pmid:29158852 pmcid:PMC5681296 fatcat:p7uao7dr5jdszezv7qrfhus3pe
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