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Healthy Skin Magazine - Volume 3; Issue 4

Healthy Skin Magazine - Volume 3; Issue 4

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Free CE! Collagen Dressings in Chronic Wounds
Free CE! Collagen Dressings in Chronic Wounds

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10/07/2013

 
Improving Quality of Care Based on CMS Guidelines
 Volume 3, Issue 4
CROSSWORD PUZZLE FOR CE CREDIT,PAGE 38!
Insight on Organization& Balance from AuthorJulie Morgenstern
Jumpstart Wound Healing
with
COLLAGEN 
CMS
Targets Psychosocial Outcomes 
Butterflies are Free: 
Exceptional End of Life Care 
7
GreatStategies toImproveCare
Forms and Tools:
 
Introducing Exuderm
®
OdorShield
-the first odor
 
-control hydropolymer
This patented new dressing uses naturally occurringcyclodextrins, which are noncytotoxic molecules thatabsorb odor and wound exudate. It is the only dressingthat combines the benefits of an advanced moisture man-agement with powerful odor control.
More ef 
 
fective than charcoal
The Exuderm OdorShield dressing outperformed leadingcharcoal-based dressings in laboratory odor absorptiontests.* While charcoal's odor-absorbing properties aredeactivated by the proteins in wound exudate,Exuderm OdorShield's are actually enhanced. Otheradvantages: Exuderm OdorShield is conformable,absorbs more fluid than charcoal dressings andrequires no secondary dressing.
An improvement on yes
 
terday's hydrocolloids
Exuderm OdorShield eliminates the major drawback of traditional hydrocolloids: their distinctive odor uponremoval. It effectively absorbs exudate and provides aprotective, occlusive barrier that promotes wound healing.Features include a tapered edge and low-friction backingto help prevent rollup and extend wear time.
Ask your Medline representativefor more information onExuderm
®
OdorShield
 TM
dressings.
Most occlusive dressings do a good job of managing moisture,but unfortunately they can also contribute to wound odor.Now there's a new option...
 
1-800
 
-MEDLINE| www.medline.com
In Canada call 1-8
 
00-396-
 
69
 
96
*Data on file.©2006 Medline Industries, Inc. Exuderm and Medlineare registered trademarks and OdorShield is atrademark of Medline Industries, Inc.
 
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 Improving Quality of Care Based on CMS Guidelines 
 Page 6  Page 34  Page 14  Page 68 
SURVEY READINESS
13Ask Molly14CMS and Psychosocial Outcomes22Healthy Skin Interview28The Wait Is Over:CDC Introduce New Guidelines forManagement of MDROs in Healthcare Settings46How Good Are You at Assessing Risk? Sharpen Your Skills withthe Braden Scale50Managing Dementia-Related Incontinence64Documentation:Using the Best Words for You and Your Resident
TREATMENT
20Can a Cranberry a Day Keep UTIs Away?34Chronic Wounds:Collagen Might Be the Answer55Pressure Relief:A Concept of the Past56Product Spotlight:Foam Dressings
SPECIAL FEATURES
6Butterflies are Free32Do It RIGHT! Joint Commission Releases Pressure UlcerPrevention Video42Making Sense of Research Reports68Oh,Your Aching Bac79Whats in a Name?82
Healthy Skin
Word Search
FORMS & TOOLS
84Functional Incontinence86Incontinence Quality Improvement/Quality Assurance and Assessment88Policy & Procedure90Guidelines for Use of Overnight Brief 92Use Our Web Tools94Butterfly Watch95End of Life Care Plan
CASE STUDY
40Use of Ionic Silver and Collagen to Reduce Bioburden andPromote Healing for Improved Quality of Life in a Complex Patient
REGULAR FEATURES
4Letter from the Editor5News Flash38CE Crossword Puzzle:Collagen Dressings in Chronic Wounds60Hotline Hot Topic
CARING FOR YOURSELF
72PEP Talk from a Pro80Top Ten Time Management Tips
ABOUT MEDLINE
Medline, headquartered in Mundelein, IL, manufactures and distributes more than 100,000 products to hospitals,extended care facilities, surgery centers, home care dealers and agencies and other markets. Medline has more than700 dedicated sales representatives nationwide to support its broad product line and cost management services.For more information on Medline, visit our website, www.medline.com.
H
EALTHY 
S
KIN
Editor
Sue MacInnes, RD, LD
Clinical Editor
Margaret Falconio-West, BSN, RN, APN/CNS,ET, CWOCN, DAPWCA
Clinical Team
Cynthia A. Fleck, RN, BSN, ET/WOCN,CWS, DAPWCA, MBA, FCCWS Janet L. Jones, RN, BSN, PHN, ET, CWOCN,DAPWCABarbara Leonard, MSN, RN, CWOCN, CWS Joyce Norman, RN, BSN, CWOCN, DAPWCAElizabeth O’Connell-Gifford, RN, BSN,CWOCN, DAPWCA, MBACarol Paustian, RN, BSN, ET, CWOCN,DAPWCA Amin Setoodeh, BSN, RN Jackie Young, RN, BSN, ET, CWCN,DAPWCA
Wound Care Advisory Board
 Anne Blackett, MS, RN, COCN, CWCN,CPHQ, CNSPat Emmons, RN, MSN, CNS, CWOCNBeatrice Etzel, MSN, APRN, BC, CWOCNLynne Grant, CNS, MS, RN, CWOCNPam McFarland, RN, CWCN, OCN Andrea McIntosh, RN, BSN, CWOCN, APNC.C. Monge, RN, MS, DABFN, CWOCNSusan Morello, RN, BSN, CWOCNSusan Wood, PhD, RN, WOCN
 Improving Quality of Care Based on CMS Guidelines 
Contents
©2006 Medline Industries, Inc. Healthy Skinis published by Medline Industries, Inc.One Medline Place, Mundelein, IL 600601-800-MEDLINE (633-5463)

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