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prevention

 [pre-ven´shun]
the keeping of something (such as an illness or injury) from happening.
fall prevention in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as instituting special precautions with the patient at risk for injury from falling.
pressure ulcer prevention in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as the prevention of pressure ulcers for a patient at high risk for developing them.
primary prevention the first level of health care, designed to prevent the occurrence of disease and promote health.
religious addiction prevention in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as prevention of a self-imposed controlling religious lifestyle. See also addiction.
secondary prevention the second level of health care, based on the earliest possible identification of disease so that it can be more readily treated or managed and adverse sequelae can be prevented.
shock prevention in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as detecting and treating a patient at risk for impending shock.
sports-injury prevention: youth in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as reducing the risk of sport-related injury in young athletes.
substance use prevention in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as the prevention of an alcoholic or drug use lifestyle. See also substance abuse.
suicide prevention in the nursing interventions classification, a nursing intervention defined as reducing risk of self-inflicted harm with intent to end life. See also suicide.
tertiary prevention the third phase or level of health care, concerned with promotion of independent function and prevention of further disease-related deterioration.
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He mentioned that as of February, the hospital has been able to sustain 100 percent compliance with the pressure ulcer prevention bundle framework, a process that links together best practice components in order to prevent pressure ulcers.
Lifestyle changes and pressure ulcer prevention in adults with spinal cord injury in the pressure ulcer prevention study lifestyle intervention.
Support surfaces for pressure ulcer prevention. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews.
[25] conducted a study to know if educating nursing home staff about pressure ulcer prevention reduces the differential risk of pressure ulcer development in black and white nursing home residents.
The use of sensory electrical stimulation for pressure ulcer prevention. Physiother Theory Pract.
"The prevention of pressure ulcers through the use of evidence-based pressure ulcer prevention programs is less costly than treating a pressure ulcer," Montague says.
Sonenblum, "Assessing evidence supporting redistribution of pressure for pressure ulcer prevention: a review," Journal of Rehabilitation Research and Development, vol.
The meet the pressure ulcer prevention goal, an LTC facility must assess a resident's risk for a developing a pressure ulcer regularly and take action to address the risks.
They provide procedure guidelines and descriptions of assessment, allergy and anaphylaxis, biopsies, administration of blood and medication, burns and scalds, child protection, cytotoxic drugs, fluid balance, personal hygiene and pressure ulcer prevention, immunizations, infection prevention and control, moving and handling, nutrition and feeding, pain management, play therapy, poisoning and overdose, resuscitation, tracheostomy care and management, bowel and urinary catheter care, drug withdrawal prevention and management, and neonatal, orthopedic, neurological, palliative, peri-operative, and respiratory care.
While not all PrUs are avoidable,23 implementation of a comprehensive pressure ulcer prevention program can lead to significant reductions in PrU incidence.
The accolade came in the category for best product in wound care and pressure ulcer prevention and recognised the success of FPD's Aderma pressure ulcer prevention gel pads.