Pressure Ulcers

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Hospital Aquired Pressure Ulcers

According to a recent U.S. study, 4-8 percent of all inpatients will develop hospital-acquired pressure ulcers.1  In addition to pain and the risk for serious infections, pressure ulcers result in increased length of stay, readmissions and $2.41 billion in excess healthcare costs.2 The attached Safety Action Bundle provides is a collection of the best evidenced based practices and tools to help healthcare organizations reduce the occurrence of these events.

Strategies and Tools

Safety Action Bundle

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Contact

Amber Theel
206-577-1820