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Healthy Skin Magazine - Volume 8; Issue 3

Healthy Skin Magazine - Volume 8; Issue 3

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Free CE! Save Those Heels! Effective Techniques to Help Avoid Heel Pressure Ulcers
Free CE! Save Those Heels! Effective Techniques to Help Avoid Heel Pressure Ulcers

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Page 80
Free CE Inside!
How to Prepare forEmergencies & DisastersThe DanceGoes On:
SurvivorsShare TheirStories
Improving Quality of Care Based on CMS Guidelines
Volume 8, Issue 2
 Join the team!
When it comes to hot topics in long-term care,you’re the experts! 
You, our readers, are on the front lines of everything thathappens in the healthcare industry – and we want to hearfrom you! Have you ever wished you could write anarticle that would be published in a large-circulationmagazine? Nowʼs your chance.
Healthy Skin 
is lookingfor writers and contributors. Whether youʼd like to try yourhand at writing or offer suggestions for future articles, wewant to hear what you have to say! You never know – thenext time you open an issue of
Healthy Skin 
, it might beto read your own article!
Contact us athealthyskin@medline.comto learn more!
Content KeyWeʼve coded the articles and information in this magazine to indicate which national quality initiativesthey pertain to. Throughout the publication, when you see these icons youʼll know immediately thatthe subject matter on that page relates to one or more of the following national initiatives:QIO – Utilization and Quality Control Peer Review OrganizationAdvancing Excellence in Americaʼs Nursing HomesWeʼve tried to include content that clarifies the initiatives or gives you ideas and tools for implement-ingtheir recommendations. For a summary of each of the above initiatives, see Pages 6 and 7.
Page 46 Page 39 Page 66 Page 32 
Survey Readiness
36 CDC, FDA, CMS Issue Infection Control Guidance66 Emergencies & Disasters: Preparedness Planning for Long-termCare Facilities
39 Save Those Heels! Effective Techniques to Help Avoid HeelPressure Ulcers50 Implementing Medlineʼs Pressure Ulcer Prevention Program atLacombe Nursing Centre58 Influenza: Prevention Guidelines and Recommendations
11 MDS 3.0: Revised Guidelines for Pressure Ulcer Risk Assessmentand Staging20 Adult Obesity in the United States: A Growing Epidemic32 Feeding Dementia Patients with Dignity46 Foot, Skin and Wound Care from the Other Side of the Bed Rail54 Case Study: Use of Porcine Urinary Bladder in a Dehisced Wound
Special Features
13 Wound Care Nurses Win Case Study Abstract Award at 2010WOCN Conference14 Third Annual Prevention Above All Conference62 Control Measures for Influenza79 CDC Forms New Advisory Committee on Breast Cancer inYoung Women80 Take the Pink Glove Survey!86 The Dance Goes On: Pink Glove Dance Sequel88 Sharing Stories
Caring for Yourself
74 Fail-Safe Strategies to Deal with Difficult People84 Breast Health Tips92 Taste the Fountain of Youth94 Healthy Eating: Tuscan Tomato Soup
Forms & Tools
96 Announcing New Online Skin & Risk Assessment Competency98 SKINSAVERS Initiative: A Pressure Ulcer Prevention Tool103 Impact of Healthcare Reform on Home Health105 Patient Handout: Medicare and the New Health Care Law What it Means for You109 A National Framework and Preferred Practices for Palliative andHospice Care Quality111 Ten Tips for Cleaning and Disinfecting Shared Medical Equipment114 Some Things Should Not be Reused115 CDC Clinical Reminder: Use of Fingerstick Devices
Sue MacInnes, RD, LD
Clinical Editor
Margaret Falconio-West, BSN, RN,APN/CNS, CWOCN, DAPWCA
Managing Editor
Alecia Cooper, RN, BS, MBA, CNOR
Senior Writer
Carla Esser Lake
Creative Director
Mike Gotti
Clinical Team
Clay Collins, BSN, RN, CWOCN, CFCN,CWS, DAPWCALorri Downs, BSN, RN, MS, CICCynthia Fleck, BSN,MBA, RN, CWS, DNC,CFCN, DAPWCA, FCCWSJoyce Norman, BSN, RN, CWOCN,DAPWCAKim Kehoe, BSN, RN, CWOCN, DAPWCAElizabeth OʼConnell-Gifford, BSN, MBA, RN,CWOCN, DAPWCAJackie Todd, RN, CWCN, DAPWCAConnie Yuska,
 Wound Care Advisory Board
Zemira M. Cerny, BS, RN, CWSPatricia Coutts, RNCindy Felty, MSN, RN, CNP, CWSEvonne Fowler, MSN, RN, CNS, CWOCNLynne Grant, MS, RN, CWOCNDiane Krasner, PhD, RN, CWCN, CWS,BCLNC, FAANDea J. Kent, MSN, RN, NP-C, CWOCNAndrea McIntosh, BSN, RN,APN, CWOCNLinda Neiswender, BSN, RN, CPN, CWOCNLaurie Sparks, BSN, RN,CWOCNLynne Whitney-Caglia, MSN, RN, CNS,CWOCNLaurel Wiersema-Bryant, RN,ANP, BCLinda Woodward, BSN, RN, OCN, CWOCNDeborah Zaricor, RN, CWOCN
Improving Quality of Care Based on CMS Guidelines 
Page 86 
 About Medline
Medline, headquartered in Mundelein, IL, manufactures and distributes morethan 100,000 products to hospitals, extended care facilities, surgery centers,home care dealers and agencies and other markets. Medline has more than 800dedicated sales representatives nationwide to support its broad product line andcost management services.Meeting the highest level of national and international quality standards, Medlineis FDA QSR compliant and ISO 13485 certified. Medline serves on majorindustry quality committees to develop guidelines and standards for medicalproduct use including the FDA Midwest Steering Committee, AAMI Steriliza-tion and Packaging Committee and various ASTM committees. For moreinformation on Medline, visit our Web site, www.medline.com.
Improving Quality of Care Based on CMS Guidelines 
©2010 Medline Industries, Inc.
Healthy Skin 
is published by Medline Industries, Inc. One Medline Place, Mundelein, IL60060. 1-800-MEDLINE.

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