Wound Prevention Tools

Prevention of wounds is the best strategy for patient care. These resources offer information on best practices in preventing skin breakdown in patients.

  • Evaluation tools

    Evaluation tools

    Pressure Ulcer Adverse Event Reporting Tool

    This tool will help the Risk Manager evaluate occurrences which involve the development or worsening of pressure ulcers during a patient’s admission.

    TAGS: Risk, Managers, Patient, worsening, Development

  • Checklists


    Pressure Ulcer Pathway

    A checklist that can be used to evaluate pressure ulcer prevention practices. This tool assists your organization in determining if individual staff techniques are in line with current best practices in pressure ulcer prevention.

    TAGS: Evaluate, Organization, Individual, Staff, techniques

  • AHRQ Preventing Pressure Ulcers in Hospitals

    Provides resources of best practices of multidisciplinary teams for wound management.

    TAGS: multidisciplinary, Team, Management

  • IHI Relieve the Pressure and Reduce Harm

    Provides resources of pressure relief processes in an attempt to reduce the risk of skin breakdown.

    TAGS: breakdown, attempt, Reduce, Risk, skin

  • National Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel

    Provides the latest educational products on pressure ulcer prevention.

    TAGS: Educational, Prevention, products