Table 2, Chapter 21Components of pressure ulcer prevention trials in long term care, 2000 to 2011

StudyImplement ProtocolUpgrade Automated SystemsIntegrate New ReportingEducation/ TrainingNew Assessment ToolUse of Outside Consultants*Skin ChampionMulti-disciplinary TeamAudit and Feedback
Horn et al. 201026XXXXXXXXX
Rantz et al. 2010b27XXX
Milne et al. 2009d28XXXXXXXXX
Tippet A. 2009c,d29XXXXXXXX
Rosen et al. 2006c30XXXXX
Abel et al. 200531XXXXX
Ryden et al. 200032XXX
Rantz et al. 2001a33XXXXX

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*

Examples include advanced practice nurses,28 physician wound consultant,29 and state quality improvement program staff.27,31 Services included identifying team leaders/multidisciplinary teams,26 streamlining documentation,26 educating staff,29 providing evidence-based tools (i.e., assessment cards),31 team leadership and technical assistance29

a

Randomized controlled trials.

b

Nonrandomized controlled trial.

c

Describes use of incentives.

d

Reviewed wound care products.

Examples include advanced practice nurses,28 physician wound consultant,29 and state quality improvement program staff.27,31 Services included identifying team leaders/multidisciplinary teams,26 streamlining documentation,26 educating staff,29 providing evidence-based tools (i.e., assessment cards),31 team leadership and technical assistance29

Randomized controlled trials.

Nonrandomized controlled trial.

Describes use of incentives.

Reviewed wound care products.

From: Chapter 21, Preventing In-Facility Pressure Ulcers

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