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I am attempting to create a MDRPI prevention/management protocol for the hospitals that I manage. Is there anyway that I can receive guidance on creating an EBP protocol for MDRPI prevention/management. Maybe can anyone share how their hospitals/facilities are addressing this prevention/management? Thank you in advance.
Jun 16, 2022 by Grace Kimes , BSN, RN, WCC
2 replies
Cathy Milne
APRN, MSN, CWOCN-AP
Hi Grace!
The science of prevention is still in its infancy...that said there are a lot of good papers and some reported anecdotal posters available on the web...
I will refer you to:
https://doi.org/10.12968/jowc.2020.29.Sup2a.S1 (SECURE prevention of medical device related pressure ulcers)..this paper is free to download

The NPIAP has posters and a best practice paper....
NPIAP.org

Also the Joint Commission also has a paper...frankly not helpful for your purpose but it shows us that they are looking at the issue and you are wise to address it...as it may be a focus for them
Just Google "Joint Commission and Medical Device related pressure injury" and you'll see it...

Glad to see you are are so forward thinking!
Cathy
Jun 16, 2022
Grace Kimes
BSN, RN, WCC
Cathy,
Thank you!
Jun 22, 2022
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