Webinars On-Demand

The X Factor: A Paradigm Shift in Mitigating Severe Pressure Ulcer Malpractice Claims

CATEGORY: On Demand, Webinars
RECORDED: January 25, 2023
Caroline E. Fife, MD and Monica Chadwick, RN, BSN, LNCC, CPHRM

Deep tissue injuries (DTIs) that evolve into severe pressure ulcers affect millions of people in the United States each year. Unfortunately, many believe that DTIs and severe pressure ulcers (also called pressure injuries) are always preventable with proper skin care and repositioning. This incorrect perception leads to malpractice claim losses. Learn about the physiological mechanisms underlying these injuries which are likely due to tissue infarctions, and the research showing they occur despite frequent repositioning and good skin care.