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Hospital-Acquired Pressure Ulcers/Injuries: Sacral Injury Prevention Top 10 Checklist

Published: by American Hospital Association/Health Research & Educational Trust

Topic: Pressure Ulcers, Sacral Injuries | Resource type: Checklist/Tool

The sacral region is the most frequent anatomical location for pressure related injuries due to the pressure from supine positioning, friction and shear during repositioning and the associated moisture in the region due to incontinence or perspiration. The purpose of this checklist/ tool is to review current or initiate new interventions for recognition and prevention of sacral injury pressure ulcers in your facility. Click the link below to view or download this resource.

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