Catherine Ratliff

Summary

Affiliation: University of Virginia
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Early Peristomal Skin Complications Reported by WOC Nurses
    Catherine R Ratliff
    University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, VA 22908, USA
    J Wound Ostomy Continence Nurs 37:505-10. 2010
  2. ncbi request reprint Skin tears: a review of the evidence to support prevention and treatment
    Catherine R Ratliff
    Department of Plastic Surgery Research, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, VA 22908, USA
    Ostomy Wound Manage 53:32-4, 36, 38-40 passim. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint Treatment of incontinence-associated dermatitis (diaper rash) in a neonatal unit
    Catherine Ratliff
    Department, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, VA 22908, USA
    J Wound Ostomy Continence Nurs 34:158-61; discussion 161-2. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Two case studies of Marjolin's ulcers in patients referred for management of chronic pressure ulcers
    Catherine R Ratliff
    WOC Department, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, Virginia, USA
    J Wound Ostomy Continence Nurs 29:266-8. 2002
  5. ncbi request reprint Use of the PUSH tool to measure venous ulcer healing
    Catherine R Ratliff
    Department of Plastic Surgery Reserach, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, VA 22908, USA
    Ostomy Wound Manage 51:58-60, 62-3. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Tender mercies: providing skin care for an incontinent patient
    Mikel Gray
    Department of Urology, School of Nursing, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, USA
    Nursing 32:51-4. 2002
  7. ncbi request reprint Protecting perineal skin integrity. Incontinent patients present unique challenges to successful skin care management
    Mikel Gray
    Department of Urology, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, USA
    Nurs Manage 33:61-3. 2002
  8. ncbi request reprint Pediatric pressure ulcer prevalence--one hospital's experience
    Marilu Dixon
    University of Virginia Health System, PO Box 801424, Charlottesville, VA 22908, USA
    Ostomy Wound Manage 51:44-6, 48-50. 2005
  9. ncbi request reprint Is hyperbaric oxygen therapy effective for the management of chronic wounds?
    Mikel Gray
    WOCN Center for Clinical Investigation CCI, Department of Urology, School of Nursing, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia, USA
    J Wound Ostomy Continence Nurs 33:21-5. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Telehealth for wound management in long-term care
    Catherine R Ratliff
    Department of Plastic Surgery Research, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, VA 22908, USA
    Ostomy Wound Manage 51:40-5. 2005

Detail Information

Publications21

  1. doi request reprint Early Peristomal Skin Complications Reported by WOC Nurses
    Catherine R Ratliff
    University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, VA 22908, USA
    J Wound Ostomy Continence Nurs 37:505-10. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to describe peristomal skin complications seen by WOC nurses over a 1-year period using a standardized data collection tool and using the peristomal terminology developed by the WOCN Society...
  2. ncbi request reprint Skin tears: a review of the evidence to support prevention and treatment
    Catherine R Ratliff
    Department of Plastic Surgery Research, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, VA 22908, USA
    Ostomy Wound Manage 53:32-4, 36, 38-40 passim. 2007
    ..Risk factor and epidemiological studies as well as research to validate the existing skin tear classification system and improve clinician ability to provide evidence-based risk assessments, preventive care, and treatment are needed...
  3. ncbi request reprint Treatment of incontinence-associated dermatitis (diaper rash) in a neonatal unit
    Catherine Ratliff
    Department, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, VA 22908, USA
    J Wound Ostomy Continence Nurs 34:158-61; discussion 161-2. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Two case studies of Marjolin's ulcers in patients referred for management of chronic pressure ulcers
    Catherine R Ratliff
    WOC Department, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, Virginia, USA
    J Wound Ostomy Continence Nurs 29:266-8. 2002
    ..The 2 case studies in this article describe Marjolin's ulcers occurring in chronic pressure ulcers, which should alert the clinician to the possibility of malignancy in any long-standing wound with an atypical presentation...
  5. ncbi request reprint Use of the PUSH tool to measure venous ulcer healing
    Catherine R Ratliff
    Department of Plastic Surgery Reserach, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, VA 22908, USA
    Ostomy Wound Manage 51:58-60, 62-3. 2005
    ..One ulcer did not change and three ulcers worsened and their PUSH scores increased. Based on this study, the PUSH tool appears to be an effective way to monitor healing trends in venous ulcers as well as pressure ulcers...
  6. ncbi request reprint Tender mercies: providing skin care for an incontinent patient
    Mikel Gray
    Department of Urology, School of Nursing, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, USA
    Nursing 32:51-4. 2002
  7. ncbi request reprint Protecting perineal skin integrity. Incontinent patients present unique challenges to successful skin care management
    Mikel Gray
    Department of Urology, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, USA
    Nurs Manage 33:61-3. 2002
    ..Improve your understanding of the factors that contribute to perineal skin breakdown in incontinent patients and how to prevent or manage this condition...
  8. ncbi request reprint Pediatric pressure ulcer prevalence--one hospital's experience
    Marilu Dixon
    University of Virginia Health System, PO Box 801424, Charlottesville, VA 22908, USA
    Ostomy Wound Manage 51:44-6, 48-50. 2005
    ..Priority outcomes of the prevalence studies include implementation of a pediatric pressure ulcer risk assessment tool, education of healthcare professionals, and continuous pressure ulcer prevalence monitoring...
  9. ncbi request reprint Is hyperbaric oxygen therapy effective for the management of chronic wounds?
    Mikel Gray
    WOCN Center for Clinical Investigation CCI, Department of Urology, School of Nursing, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia, USA
    J Wound Ostomy Continence Nurs 33:21-5. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Telehealth for wound management in long-term care
    Catherine R Ratliff
    Department of Plastic Surgery Research, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, VA 22908, USA
    Ostomy Wound Manage 51:40-5. 2005
    ..With continued documentation of patient satisfaction and cost savings, this service eventually may be available to other long-term care facilities in the area...
  11. ncbi request reprint Descriptive study of peristomal complications
    Catherine R Ratliff
    University of Virginia Health System, Department of WOC Nursing, Charlottesville, 22908, USA
    J Wound Ostomy Continence Nurs 32:33-7. 2005
    ..The objective of this study was to assess new ostomy patients for the presence of peristomal complications when they returned for their 2-month postoperative follow-up at a major university hospital...
  12. ncbi request reprint WOCN's evidence-based pressure ulcer guideline
    Catherine R Ratliff
    University of Virginia School of Nursing, Charlottesville, VA, USA
    Adv Skin Wound Care 18:204-8. 2005
  13. ncbi request reprint Negative-pressure wound therapy. Adjunct relief for chronic wounds
    Catherine R Ratliff
    University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, USA
    Adv Nurse Pract 12:47-9. 2004
  14. ncbi request reprint Assessment and management of pressure ulcers in the elderly. Principles of care
    Catherine R Ratliff
    NP Faculty, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, USA
    Adv Nurse Pract 11:47-54. 2003
  15. ncbi request reprint Perineal skin care for the incontinent patient
    Mikel Gray
    University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, USA
    Adv Skin Wound Care 15:170-5; quiz 177-8. 2002
    ..To offer an educational experience that will help improve the participant's understanding of the factors that contribute to perineal skin breakdown in incontinent patients and how to prevent or manage this clinical problem...
  16. ncbi request reprint Does sterile or nonsterile technique make a difference in wounds healing by secondary intention?
    Carol Lawson
    University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville 22908, USA
    Ostomy Wound Manage 49:56-8, 60. 2003
    ..83%). Dressing supply costs were $380 less. In this study, using nonsterile wound care procedures for wounds healing by secondary intention did not negatively impact infection rates and saved supply costs...
  17. ncbi request reprint Quantifying bacterial bioburden during negative pressure wound therapy: does the wound VAC enhance bacterial clearance?
    Tonja Weed
    Department of Plastic Surgery, University of Virginia Health System, Charlottesville, VA 22908, USA
    Ann Plast Surg 52:276-9; discussion 279-80. 2004
    ..Furthermore, bacterial colonization increased significantly with Wound VAC therapy and remained in a range of 10(4)-10(6). Despite this finding, the beneficial effects of this treatment modality on wound healing were noted in most cases...
  18. doi request reprint Complications of abdominal contouring surgery in obese patients: current status
    Helen B Zuelzer
    Department of Plastic and Maxillofacial Surgery, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA 22908, USA
    Ann Plast Surg 64:598-604. 2010
    ..039). Our findings suggest that high rates of major complications found in those with obesity in the 1999 study are not found today. Extreme obesity is not an absolute contraindication to operation and may be performed safely...
  19. ncbi request reprint Managing venous and neuropathic ulcers
    Karen Zulkowski
    College of Nursing, Montana State University Bozeman, MT, USA
    Nursing 34:68. 2004
  20. ncbi request reprint Pressure ulcers in neonates and children: an NPUAP white paper
    Mona Mylene Baharestani
    Wound Healing, Long Island Jewish Medical Center and Schneider Children s Hospital, New Hyde Park, NY 11040, USA
    Adv Skin Wound Care 20:208, 210, 212, 214, 216, 218-20. 2007
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  21. ncbi request reprint WOCN efforts to promote evidence-based wound care
    Catherine R Ratliff
    J Wound Ostomy Continence Nurs 30:167. 2003