Journal of Trauma and Critical Care

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Pressure injuries in ICU and prevention: A multidisciplinary approach

Joint Event on 2nd International Conference on Wound Care, Tissue Repair and Regenerative Medicine & World Congress on Microbiology & Applied Microbiology
February 21-22, 2019 | Paris, France

Gisha Paul

American Hospital Dubai, UAE

Scientific Tracks Abstracts : J Trauma Crit Care

DOI: 10.4066/2591-7358-C1-002

Abstract:

The highest incidence of pressure injuries ocuur in ICU in most of the acute care hospitals. Some practioners really find difficulty keeping it below the bench mark. All hospital acquired pressure injury care expences are not covered by the insurance. Hence pressure injuires in critical care patients can creat a big loss of revenue to the organisation and can compromise patient safety. Understanding pressure injuries, stages and prevention methods can reduce this burden of loss to the organiosation. A proper guidline implementation and practices can change this situation. The multidisciplinary rounds on these patients can help to reduce the incidents and will help to manage the situation. Every organistion must have a wound care services, with selected quality indicators.

Biography:

Gisha Paul, a certified wound care nurse. She has completed her post graduation in wound mangement from MacEwan University, Canada. She is an ex ICU nurse with great experience and currently, working as a wound care nurse at American Hospital Dubai. She has solid experience in managing cancer, vascular, diabetic, surgical wounds including negative pressure wound therapy. 

E-mail: [email protected]

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