Nurses who recently visited our Web site answered this question: Do you routinely conduct a pressure ulcer admission assessment for all patients?
According to the Institute for Healthcare Improvement's 5 Million Lives Campaign, using a validated risk assessment tool is "essential for accurate, prompt identification of at-risk patients and timely implementation of prevention strategies." Visit http://www.nursingcenter.com/poll to answer our monthly survey question and view results from other surveys.
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