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Join The PUP Movement

Learn all about how to join the Pressure Ulcer Prevention Movement, to fight against needless suffering. Stay in tune with your upcomming events.

The fight against needless suffering

Despite the existence of prevention protocols, pressure ulcers are still the most frequent hospital-acquired condition1. They continue to put a strain on clinical staff and budgets and impact patient outcomes.

It doesn't have to be this way. For us it is about sharing knowledge and working together to improve patient outcomes, improve quality of care and increase patient safety. Join us, and let's work together to end needless suffering.

Stop Pressure Ulcer Day 2016

Do we really understand the dangers lurking beneath the skin? If you missed our recent webinar you’ll be pleased to know it is available for viewing On-Demand. The webinar was hosted in support of Stop Pressure Ulcer Day and the topics covered include: the World Union of Wound Healing Societies' consensus document on the role of dressings in pressure ulcer prevention; the latest research on the aetiology of pressure injuries; the key factors affecting tissue damage; and how these painful and costly patient injuries can be prevented.

The webinar was presented by Professor Joyce Black, USA, and Professor Amit Gefen, Israel, both leading clinicians and researchers in the pressure ulcer prevention field.

Register now for On-Demand access and take this opportunity to hear from the experts.

 

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Joyce Black 


Prof. Joyce Black, RN, PhD, University of Nebraska, USA

  


Prof. Amit Gefen, B.Sc., M.Sc., Ph.D. Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel.

Stop Pressure Ulcer Day 2016 in the US

Big Data on pressure injury trends can offer surprising and otherwise hidden facts about their predictability and provide insights to clinicians for strategic prevention. Hear William V. Padula, PhD, a health economist at Johns Hopkins, discuss how you can develop internal preparedness to conduct outcomes research on pressure ulcer prevention using your electronic healthcare record.

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William V. Padula, PhD, Asst. Professor Johns Hopkins University Baltimore, MD

Role of dressings in pressure ulcer prevention

 

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In September 2015, an international group of experts met to discuss the challenges involved in reducing pressure ulcer occurrence and to define the role of dressings in pressure ulcer prevention. The group considered the current evidence to propose a protocol for dressing use within pressure ulcer prevention and to identify research needs.

 

Listen to Prof. Amit Gefen, Israel, providing further valuable insight on the consensus document

Prevention is a team effort

From hospital management to clinical staff, everyone has a role to play in prevention. Contact us to discuss your challenges - and find your opportunities.

 

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Share your knowledge

Knowledge-sharing is key to prevent pressure ulcers globally. Here you can gain insights from others in your field, and offer your own.

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"We must correctly apply an action protocol" - Carmen Blasco, clinical nurse

*The views and opinions expressed in the videos above are those of the featured persons and do not necessarily reflect the position of Mölnlycke Health Care. 

Events

From webinars to lectures and trade shows, the map below is continously updated with new opportunities to participate and learn. Find an event near you.

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Pressure ulcers are a global challenge

Tested. Proven.

We are supporting hospitals to implement a more complete prevention programme. Slide through the deck to learn more about our solutions.

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Researchers have generated clinical and scientific evidence that polyurethane foam dressings have a vital role to play in prevention. Now, based on the strength of this evidence, the Clinical Guideline for the Prevention and Treatment of Pressure Ulcers recommends adding foam dressings to standard prevention programmes.

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Instructions
How to use Mepilex Border Sacrum

Always clean the wound prior to applying a dressing. The dressing should overlap the wound bed by at least 2cm onto the surrounding skin.

Instructions
How to use Mepilex Border Heel

Application video for Mepilex Border Heel

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**The views and opinions expressed in these videos are those of the featured expert and do not necessarily reflect the position of Mölnlycke Health Care. The expert is a contracted key opinion leader for Mölnlycke Health Care.