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    problem The problem being studied is poor nutrition and inadequate staffing, potentiates the development of bedsores in health care facilities by the elderly. Background and rationale for its significance a). Poor nutrition may lead to bedsores b). Inadequate staffing may potentiate the development of bedsores a. Poor nutrition may lead to bedsores i. Incidence of the elderly with poor nutrition. ii. Relationship of long term hospitalization and poor outcomes. b. Inadequate staffing may potentiate the development of bedsores i. Incidence of bed sore acquisition in hospitalized disabled elderly patients. ii. Incidence of bed sore acquisition in healthcare facilities by elderly patients. Important reference supporting each statement c. Poor nutrition may lead to bedsores i.…

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    Skin Breakdown Case Study

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    compromised the human body is susceptible to infections and other diseases. The way skin breakdown is handled reflects how well the care is in the hospital. Ensuring the client does not end up back in the hospital with further complications starts with their support system and the environment they live in. Issue That Impacts the Medical-Surgical Client One of the issues many medical-surgical clients have to deal with is skin breakdown. Majority of skin breakdown has to deal with the fact that…

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    For the cardiovascular assessment the client was maintained in a supine position with the head elevated 30 to 45 degrees for the auscultation and palpation of the carotid vessels and for an inspection, palpitation and auscultation of the precordium. The client was then asked to sit up and lean forward for the auscultation heart sounds; S1 and S2 auscultations are normal and distinct with noisiest sound at the apex of, the pattern and rhythm were normal, no split in sounds or accentuated sounds.…

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    Pressure Ulcer Essay

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    An estimated 2.5 to three million patients are treated each year for pressure ulcers in the United States. Approximately 60,000 deaths occur each year as a result of pressure ulcers. According to the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, these wounds cost $9.1 billion to $11.6 billion each year in the United States with a cost of individual patient care of $20,900 to $151,700 for each pressure ulcer. It is important to note that Medicare does not reimburse for hospital-acquired pressure…

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    house rules provided by the company. In the diagram below, it shows what will happen, or what action is to be done when an employee of the said organization committed a minor misconduct or incompetence. Patrick Ferry (2014) Bedsore or pressure ulcer or sometimes can be called pressure sore, is a reddened skin that developed to skin breakdown and underlying tissue to form sore and ulcers. This is due to pressure from hard surface, such as wheelchair, walls or bed. This is also due to moisture…

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    Essay On Pressure Ulcers

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    Pressure ulcers is a great concern in the health care system today. Treatment for pressure ulcers is costly. The development of pressure ulcers can be prevented by the use of the evidence-based nursing practice. Medicare and Medicaid Services announced that they will not pay for additional costs incurred for hospital-acquired pressure ulcers in 2008. There are nursing interventions that can be done to prevent pressure ulcers. [Heading 1] A pressure ulcer is an area of skin that has been damaged…

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    Holistic nursing care is the mainstay of each nurse’s professional responsibility. The nurse should pay special attention to every aspect of the person’s biological, physical, and psychological needs. The role of the nurse to identify a need in the client and to provide adequate interventions to fill that need. The human boy is composed of several systems including cardiovascular, pulmonary, and integumentary systems that must be assessed and tended to accordingly. Because as the largest…

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    Pressure ulcers are defined as local injuries to the skin and/or underlying tissue that usually occurs over bony prominence as a result of pressure. Hospital-acquired pressure ulcer is a major concern because it can lead to increase morbidity, mortality, increase healthcare cost and impact a patient’s quality of life. CMS classifies hospital-acquired pressure ulcers as “never events” the Leapfrog Group defines never events as "adverse events that are serious, largely preventable, and of concern…

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    Pressure Ulcer Case Study

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    Formulating an Answerable Question about Pressure Ulcers Pressure ulcers, otherwise known as decubiti are a nuisance to both patients and their healthcare providers. It affects the transition of care, the patient’s length of stay and it has an adverse impact on the cost of care. Caring for pressure ulcers is a costly care, which can put financial burden on a healthcare facility. These ulcers are preventable. They can be avoided with vigilance and proper care of patients. Patients need to be…

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    Pressure Ulcers

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    In today’s world many people suffer with ulcers. Ulcers are sore which occurs on the external surface of the body and the internal surface of the body. The way ulcers are caused is by a break in the skin that does not fully recover or fail to heal. Treating of an ulcers can happen many ways depending on which type of ulcers are present. The most common ulcers are gastric ulcers, esophageal ulcers, and duodenal ulcers. Along with these three ulcers Pressure ulcers and Stasis ulcers are usually…

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