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Ayello, PhD, RN, MAPWCA, FAAN, who served as past president of the National Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel and chair of NJHA's Pressure Ulcer Collaborative, and Jeffrey M.
The guidelines should not be overly prescriptive, and they should mirror accepted guidelines such as those from the National Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel (NPUAP) and other organizations.
DTI diagnosis frequency may have been affected by the addition of suspected DTI to the revised National Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel (NPUAP) staging definitions in 2007 and rule changes for Centers for Medicare and Medicaid reimbursement.
by Donna McMullen, RN, CWOCN, and Carolyn Corazza, RN, CWOCN RELATED ARTICLE: Important Definitions In February 2007, the National Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel (NPUAP) newly defined a pressure ulcer as a "localized injury to the skin and/or underlying tissue usually over a bony prominence, as a result of pressure, or pressure in combination with shear and/or friction.
Involving more disciplines Every clinical discipline can play a role in wound prevention and management, Stresses Pam Unger, a certified wound specialist and partner in the Center for Advanced Wound Care in Redding, Pennsylvania, who serves as a liaison to the National Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel.
RN of the University of Nebraska, a leading expert and former president of the National Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel (NPUAP).
[ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] The National Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel recently recognized that "skin failure" exists.
ConvaTec launches campaign to reduce risk of pressure ulcers using 1-2-3 strategy at National Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel 12th Biennial Conference.