Our healthcare system sought to enrich and improve strategies to assess, document, and prevent pressure ulcers and to identify key personnel to implement these strategies. An evaluation of our practices yielded the following recommendations:
1. Assess policies and procedures relevant to documentation systems, risk assessment tools, prevention techniques, and skin assessment documentation along with ease of understanding, thoroughness, accuracy of terms, and incorporation of current evidence-based information.
2. Ensure docu... continue reading about Pearls for Practice: Optimizing Pressure Ulcer Care: A Checklist for System Change