Eliminating Facility-Acquired Pressure Ulcers at Ascension Health
Gibbons W, et al. | Joint Commission Journal on Quality and Patient Safety | 2006

Data were collected on pressure ulcer incidence in 67 acute care facilities using the SKIN bundle. Pressure ulcer incidence decreased from >2% to <1% over a 14-month period, and no new stage III/IV facility-acquired pressure ulcers developed from August 2004 through February 2006.

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  • Care Settings: Acute Care
  • Clinical Focus: Pressure Ulcer Management
  • Content Type: Journal Articles
  • Reference: Gibbons W, Shanks HT, Kleinhetler P, Jones P. Eliminating Facility-Acquired Pressure Ulcers at Ascension Health. Joint Commission Journal on Quality and Patient Safety. 2006; 32(9):488-496.