Acute Care

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Pressure Ulcer Reduction in Acute Care

by Kelly Byrd-Jenkins, CWS

It may come as no surprise to some, but pressure ulcers are among the only hospital-acquired conditions that have been on the rise in recent years. Other hospital-acquired conditions—such as adverse drug events, falls, and catheter-associated urinary tract infections—have decreased, according to a statement by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality in January of this year.

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RAMBLINGS OF AN ITINERANT WOUND CARE GUY, PT. 23

by Michael Miller DO, FACOS, FAPWCA, WCC

And so it goes, the more things change, the more they stay the same. The Accountable Care Organization (ACO), proposed to be the salvation of the health of America, appears to be turning into the Death Star.

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