35 minutes | Jul 20th 2020

152: Pressure Ulcer Assessments in Nursing Homes

Every nursing home must conduct a comprehensive assessment of each resident’s specific risk for skin breakdown. With hundreds of variables, systematizing such an assessment for efficient use by nursing home staff is critical. In this week’s episode, we welcome Dr. Nancy Bergstrom, who along with Dr. Barbara Braden, developed the Braden Scale for Predicting Pressure Ulcer Risk to talk about the importance of skin assessments and the myriad of variables at play. 

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