Skin & Wound Research Paper

June 11, 2019

Objective:

To reduce Pressure Injuries (PIs) at the Skilled Nursing Facility (SNF) at Teays Valley Center in West Virginia, U.S.A., using quality improvement methodologies and an innovative skin and wound smartphone application.

Background:

Pressure Injury, a major type of chronic wound, is a serious healthcare problem reported to affect 11.3% of the population in SNFs.

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