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Pressure Injury Reference List


Canadian Best Practice Guidelines for the Prevention and Management of Pressure Ulcers in People with Spinal Cord Injury. A Resource Handbook for Clinicians

Houghton PE, Campbell KE and CPG Panel (2013). Canadian Best Practice Guidelines for the Prevention and Management of Pressure Ulcers in People with Spinal Cord Injury. A resource handbook for Clinicians.

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From Decubitus and Pressure Ulcers to Pressure Injuries.
Ayello EA, Sibbald RG.
Adv Skin Wound Care. 2019 Mar;32(3):101. doi: 10.1097/


Preventing Pressure Ulcers: A Multisite Randomized Controlled Trial in Nursing Homes.
Bergstrom N, Horn SD, Rapp M, Stern A, Barrett R, Watkiss M, Krahn M.
Ont Health Technol Assess Ser. 2014 Oct 1;14(11):1-32. eCollection 2014.


A comparison of hospital-acquired pressure injuries in intensive care and non-intensive care units: a multifaceted quality improvement initiative.
Goodman L, Khemani E, Cacao F, Yoon J, Burkoski V, Jarrett S, Collins B, Hall TNT.
BMJ Open Qual. 2018 Oct 25;7(4):e000425. doi: 10.1136/bmjoq-2018-000425. eCollection 2018.
PMID: 30397664 


Validation of two case definitions to identify pressure ulcers using hospital administrative data.
Ho C, Jiang J, Eastwood CA, Wong H, Weaver B, Quan H.
BMJ Open. 2017 Aug 28;7(8):e016438. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2017-016438.


Dressings for Preventing Pressure Ulcers: A Meta-analysis.
Huang L, Woo KY, Liu LB, Wen RJ, Hu AL, Shi CG.
Adv Skin Wound Care. 2015 Jun;28(6):267-73.


Support surfaces for intraoperative prevention of pressure ulcers in patients undergoing surgery: a cost-effectiveness analysis.
Pham B, Teague L, Mahoney J, Goodman L, Paulden M, Poss J, Li J, Sikich NJ, Lourenco R, Ieraci L, Carcone S, Krahn M.
Surgery. 2011 Jul;150(1):122-32. doi: 10.1016/j.surg.2011.03.002.

Comparing the Cumulative Incidence of Pressure Injuries Using Multilayer Foam Dressings in Seriously Ill and Frail Patients: A Quality Improvement Project.
Sullivan J, Woo K.
Surg Technol Int. 2018 Nov 11;33:53-57.


Strategies to support pressure injury best practices by the inter-professional team: A systematic review.
Suva G, Sharma T, Campbell KE, Sibbald RG, An D, Woo K.
Int Wound J. 2018 Aug;15(4):580-589.

Facilitators and Barriers for Implementing an Internet Clinic for the Treatment of Pressure Injuries.
Walia S, Wolfe D, Keast D, Ho C, Ethans K, Worley S, O'Connell C, Hill D.
Telemed J E Health. 2019 Dec;25(12):1237-1243. doi: 10.1089/tmj.2018.0196


Efficacy of a pressure-sensing mattress cover system for reducing interface pressure: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial.
Wong H, Kaufman J, Baylis B, Conly JM, Hogan DB, Stelfox HT, Southern DA, Ghali WA, Ho CH.
Trials. 2015 Sep 29;16:434. doi: 10.1186/s13063-015-0949-x.


Exploration of pressure ulcer and related skin problems across the spectrum of health care settings in Ontario using administrative data.
Woo KY, Sears K, Almost J, Wilson R, Whitehead M, VanDenKerkhof EG.
Int Wound J. 2017 Feb;14(1):24-30. doi: 10.1111/iwj.12535. 

Emerging Technologies for the Prevention of Pressure Ulcers in Acute Care Settings: A Review of Clinical and Cost-Effectiveness and Guidelines.
[No authors listed]
Ottawa (ON): Canadian Agency for Drugs and Technologies in Health; 2016 Sep 12.
PMID: 27831664 

Professionals’ Knowledge, Attitudes and Practices Related to Pressure Injuries in Canada. Advances in Skin & Wound Care

LeBlanc K., Woo K., Bassett K., Botros M.

(2019): 32(5) 228-233.

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