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Skin & Wound Research Paper

Pressure Injury, is a healthcare problem reported to affect 11.3% of the population in SNFs. This can be reduced using quality improvement methodologies and an innovative skin and wound smartphone app

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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.