691 / BED SORES (DECUBITUS ULCERS): ASSESSMENT AND TREATMENT PROCEDURES

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Type of Patient Safety Practice SAFE
Clinical Practice (CP)
Related practices from PaSQ database
“Best fit” category of the reported practice

 

Decubitus ulcers
Preventing sepsis
Topic of the reported practice
Clinical guidelines or pathways
Aim and the benefit of the Patient Safety Practice
Patient Safety Practice is aiming to improve to prevent decubitus ulcer,pneumonia prevention, preventing sepsis etc.
It is very important to create a good communication with the patient and educate him about the illness,treatment and ofcourse related to the treatment
Description of the Patient Safety Practice
Enclosed are the assessment of decubitus ulcers.
Attachment of relevant written information and/or photos, as appropriate
653_WP4_BED SORES (1).docx
Effectiveness of the Patient Safety Practice
Degree of implementation of reported practice
Yes, partly
Level of implementation of reported practice
Institution level
Specific and measurable outcome for the reported practice were defined
Yes
A baseline measurement before implementation of the reported practice was obtained
Yes
A measurement after full implementation of the reported practice was obtained
Yes
Evaluation of a “positive” effect of the reported practice on Patient Safety
The evaluation showed improvements in Patient Safety outcomes
Type of before-and after evaluation
Both/mixed (qualitative and quantitative)
Enclosure of a reference or attachment in case of published evaluation’s results
There is no specified text here
Health care context where the Patient Safety Practices was implemented
Hospital
Transferability
Successful implementation of this Patient Safety Practice in other health care settings than above stated
Not known
Specification of implementation in another health care setting(s)
There is no specified text here
Successful implementation’s level ¬†of this Patient Safety Practice across settings
There is no specified text here
Involved health care staff
Nurses
Therapists
Patient Involvement
Direct service user’s involvement as integral part of this Patient Safety Practice
Yes
Specification of the service users or their representatives’ involvement in the implementation of this Patient Safety Practice
Patient(s)
Point of time in which service user or their reprasentatives’ involvement takes place
During the development of the Patient Safety Practices
Active seeking of service users’ opinion, feedback, experience, etc. as integral part of this Patient Safety Practice
Yes
Short description of the service users’ level of involvement
Consultation, such as asking for information
Public accessibility of information regarding this Patient Safety Practice to patients and citizens/service users
Not known
List of sources where public information is accessible
There is no specified text here
Implementation of the Patient Safety Practice
Existing collaboration with other countries or international organisations related to implementation of this Patient Safety Practice
Yes
Problems encountering in the implememntation course of this Patient Safety Practice like lack of motivation, no management support, etc.
No
List of the most prevelent difficulties encuntered during implementation of this Patient Safety Practice
There is no specified text here
List of the most prevalent drivers for a successful implemetation of this Patient Safety Practice
Regular data feed back to involved staff
Use of any specific incentives to enhance motivation while implementing this Patient Safety Practice
No
Description of used incentives, if any.
There is no specified text here
Existence of support or approval by the clinical or hospital management or any other hihg level authority in the implementation process of this Patient Safety Practice
Yes
Costs of the Patient Safety Practices
Completion of cost calculation related to this Patient Safety Practice
No
Total number of person days required to implement this Patient Safety Practice
Clinical staff:
External consultants:
Support staff:
Managerial staff:
Others:
Not relevant:
Total number of person days required for training as preparation for implementation of this Patient Safety Practice
Clinical staff:
External consultants:
Support staff:
Managerial staff:
Others:
Not relevant:
Total cost in Euro of specific equipment (machines, software, communications supplies, etc.) needed to support implementation of this Patient Safety Practice
There is no specified text here
Associated cost with a work reduction or foregoing in order to deliver this Patient Safety Practice
There is no specified text here