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What happens when the skin fails?

Multiple Organ Dysfunction Syndrome (MODS) in the Acute Care Patient MODS is the physiologic abnormality involving two or more organ systems simultaneously. Multiple Organ Dysfunction Syndrome is the physiologic abnormality involving two or more organ systems simultaneously. It’s a process, rather than a single event, and is categorized as a dysfunction because of its potential…
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At the Heart of the Problem

Cardiac Patients at High Risk for Pressure Injury Development Pressure injuries can occur following surgery. One study estimated the incidence rate to be around 15%. But in the post-cardiac population, that percentage doubled to nearly 30% According to the Society of Thoracic Surgeons, approximately 24,000 cardiac surgeries were performed monthly in 2019. That’s nearly 300,000…
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Top 10 Patient Safety Solution Providers

Healthcare Tech Outlook named EHOB one of the Top 10 Patient Safety Solution Providers – 2021. This award recognizes EHOB’s dedication and commitment to deliver simple, clinically proven and cost-effective solutions. With our products, healthcare professionals can provide their best patient care and focus on pressure injury prevention to achieve better outcomes. This honor gives us an opportunity…
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Simple Solutions Prevail for Early Pressure Injury Prevention in the Emergency Department

Wait times in the ED can vary based on acuity, capacity and a multitude of other conditions. But the risk to the skin doesn’t stop. Variety is the spice of life, or so the saying goes. And there is no better place to find a variety of situations than in the Emergency Department. ED staff…
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Cushion Pressure Mapping Provides a Clear Vision on the Inside

Abracadabra! Pressure mapping is a non-invasive method of measuring the actual pressure between the patient’s body and the surface. Skin assessments are important for good patient care. But they can only provide a superficial snapshot of what is happening on the surface. Conditions such as excessive moisture and friction can easily be identified but it’d…
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