Telemedicine is on Cleveland Clinic’s list of top 10 medical innovations for 2018, and with good reason. This year, 7 million patients nationwide are expected to see a healthcare provider online.
A nurse-led project at Cleveland Clinic’s main campus targeted OR-acquired pressure injuries through a combination of educational programs and a perioperative skin care task force.
Nurse investigators at Cleveland Clinic looked into the effectiveness of using a tool designed to evaluate the severity of incontinence-associated dermatitis (IAD).
When a center has an annual vascular surgery case volume beyond 7,500 and one of the largest vascular medicine programs in the U.S., it’s bound to yield some notable stats. Here’s a sampling.
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Cleveland Clinic’s WOC Nursing Education Symposium offers a full day of didactic lectures and presentations from leading wound care experts with insight into the latest advancements in the world of wound care.
By employing novel techniques for limb salvage and new products to encourage wound healing, multidisciplinary team is often able to prevent or delay amputation in the sickest patients.
Consistency and collaboration are shaping prevention and treatment efforts for hospital-acquired pressure ulcers (HAPUs) at Cleveland Clinic. This is no small task, as the health system consists of a main campus, numerous local community hospitals, one Florida hospital and post-acute care services. That’s where the Wound Care Affinity Group comes in, a group of wound-care focused nurses throughout the system.
Amputation can often be avoided by taking a multidisciplinary, state-of-the-art approach to limb revascularization that includes addressing underlying risk factors.