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Braden Scale Video

This 30-minute video describes in detail how to assess for the risk of pressure ulcers using the Braden Scale for Predicting Pressure Ulcer Risk. The video, from Barbara Braden, PhD, RN, FAAN, and Nancy Bergstrom, PhD, RN, FAAN, developers of the Braden Scale, provides rationales for scoring the Braden Scale and uses clinical examples to illustrate appropriate scoring. The video is available for rent ($50) or purchase ($150).


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Clinical Pathways for the Multidisciplinary Home Care Team,2nd Edition, by Barbara Stover Gingerich, MS, RN, CHE, CHCE, and Deborah Anne Ondeck, MS, RN, CHCE, CPHQ


The new edition of this manual contains detailed clinical care pathways for common clinical conditions, including pressure ulcers, wounds, and urinary incontinence, in an easy-access loose-leaf reference and companion CD-ROM. Each pathway is spelled out in a step-by-step, fully coordinated plan of care and includes initial assessment, progress notes, and disease-specific outcomes measurement tools for all disciplines.


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