- Pressure ulcer prevention and care: implementing the revised guidance to surveyors for long-term care facilitiesLia van Rijswijk
La Salle University School of Nursing and Neighborhood Nursing Center, Philadelphia, PA, USA
Ostomy Wound Manage . 2005..Understanding the background, rationale, and methods to implement these recommendations will help administrators and clinicians develop protocols of care that are effective, cost efficient, and comply with the new guidelines...
- Ingredient-based wound dressing classification: a paradigm that is passé and in need of replacementL van Rijswijk
Adjunct Faculty, La Salle University School of Nursing and Neighborhood Nursing Center, Philadelphia, USA
J Wound Care 15:11-4. 2006..Wound dressings are classified according to their ingredients, but in many cases dressings within the same group have different recommended uses and even ingredients. Should future classifications be based on dressing functions?..
- Pressure ulcers: were they there on admission?Lia van Rijswijk
La Salle University School of Nursing and Health Sciences, Philadelphia, USA
Am J Nurs 108:27-8. 2008..New Medicare payment rules are forcing hospitals to institute new assessment protocols...
- Documentation with MDS Section M: Skin ConditionK M Zulkowski
Montana State University, Bozeman, USA
Adv Skin Wound Care 14:81-9. 2001..The purpose of this article is to provide examples of medical record documentation necessary to support the Minimum Data Set assessment...