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Health Care 4 Pages

Pressure Ulcers


1. Describe the pressure ulcers medical error in simple terms. What is annual incidence of the medical error? If there is a range, present the range. What do we know about its costs and causes? Be sure to cite publicly available sources or peer-reviewed articles. 

2. Find one quality measures from either The National Quality Forum (NQF, the Agency for Healthcare Care Quality & Research (AHRQ, on the pressure ulcers. Describe the numerator and denominator in easy to understand terms. 

3. Describe at least two interventions that can be used to prevent pressure ulcers. Be sure to cite a publicly available source or a peer-review published article and provide evidence of the interventions effectiveness.


Title: Pressure Ulcers
Length: 4 pages (1103 Words)
Style: MLA


Pressure Ulcers

These are injuries that usually get deeper into the skin and the tissues below it. They occur when the skin region of which the injury is part of is placed under immense pressure for a short time duration. Also, they can occur if the skin area is subjected to minimal pressure but for an extended period. They ae also referred to as pressure or bed sores. The applied pressure has the impact of disrupting blood flow in the skin making the skin in an affected region deprived of nutrients and oxygen. Consequently, the skin and the tissues under it break down forming an ulcer. They range in severity from open wounds to portion of discolored skin. Pressure ulcers are more prevalent in patients with mobility problems and are confined in either beds or seats.

Pressure Ulcers as a Medical error

Hospital Acquired Pressure Ulcers, HAPUs are increasing become a national concern. This is due to the associated patient morbidity, reimbursement issues and treatment cost. Stages III and It can be prevented through the intervention of the Centres for Medicare and Medicaid Services.


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