Question and answer
Identify the sites where pressure damage might occur using appropriate assessment tools
Sites where pressure damage might occur using appropriate assessment tools are: ?Heels ? Sacrum ? Ischial tuberosities ? Parts of the body that are affected by the wearing of anti-embolic stockings ? Trochanter ? Parts of the body where [ pressure, friction or shear is exerted in the course of an individual’s daily living activities e.g. on the hands of wheelchair users ? Part of the body
where there are external forces exerted by equipment and clothing e.g. endotracheal tubes, intravenous lines, sites of pulse oximetry, catheters, shoes, elastic clothing) ? Elbows ? Temporal region of the skull ? Shoulders ? Back of head ? Toes ]
Expert answered|emdjay23|Points 483|
Question
Asked 3/3/2013 11:05:26 AM
0 Answers/Comments
Get an answer
New answers
Rating

There are no new answers.

Comments

There are no comments.

Add an answer or comment
Log in or sign up first.
Questions asked by the same visitor
Identify individuals who may be at risk of impaired tissue viability and skin breakdown
Weegy: Pressure sores or decubitus ulcers are the result of a constant deficiency of blood to the tissues over a bony area such as a heel which may have been in contact with a bed or a splint over an extended period of time. [ The surface of the skin can ulcerate which may become infected. Eventually subcutaneous and deeper tisssues are damaged. Besides the heel, other areas commonly involved are the skin over the buttocks, sacrum, ankles hips and other bony sites of the body. Factors which influence the development and healing of pressure ulcers: • Pressure and shear • Impaired or restricted mobility / activity • Sensory impairment • Reduced level of consciousness • Incontinence • Poor nutrition and hydration • Extremes of age* • Poor posture or inadequate support • Previous pressure damage • Acute, chronic and terminal illness ] (More)
Question
Expert Answered
Asked 3/3/2013 10:50:22 AM
0 Answers/Comments
Identify the sites where pressure damage might occur using appropriate assessment tools
Weegy: In summary, a pressure ulcer can be deemed unavoidable when: All risk assessments and preventive care have been implemented and re-evaluated, [ yet a pressure ulcer still occurs; A life-threatening event may have occurred; A patient may have end-of-life skin changes; A patient with mental capacity may have refused preventive interventions; A patient may have been in a collapsed state, unknown to health professionals.here are many risks associated with pressure ulcer development but, essentially, people with no impairment to sensation and mobility are unlikely to develop a pressure ulcer. However, this could oversimplify the risk as it implies that the only risk factors are reduced mobility and loss of sensation, which is not the case. ] (More)
Question
Expert Answered
Asked 3/3/2013 11:03:24 AM
0 Answers/Comments
21,744,889 questions answered
Popular Conversations
Which statement best describes igneous intrusion?
Weegy: Igneous is formed by solidification of magma. User: what element has 81 protons in the nuclei of its atoms? ...
7/28/2015 7:38:30 PM| 4 Answers
The two primary "greenhouse" gases are?
Weegy: A greenhouse gas (sometimes abbreviated GHG) is a gas in an atmosphere that absorbs and emits radiation within ...
7/28/2015 9:33:07 PM| 3 Answers
The familiar constellation Sagittarius is near the Galactic Center of ...
Weegy: The familiar constellation Sagittarius is near the Galactic Center of the Milky Way. Sagittarius is what the ...
7/28/2015 2:39:19 AM| 2 Answers
What are longitudinal waves?
7/28/2015 10:03:14 AM| 2 Answers
When local authors read my short story, they are astounded. Their ...
Weegy: C. creating a good thesis statement User: From the Lands End Observatory I viewed the Grand Mesa with new ...
7/28/2015 11:56:27 AM| 2 Answers
Which of the following BEST reflects the ways in which a gerund can ...
Weegy: Noun BEST reflects the ways in which a gerund can be used. User: What is the difference between action ...
7/28/2015 12:40:19 PM| 2 Answers
Weegy Stuff
S
1
L
Points 803 [Total 1314]| Ratings 1| Comments 793| Invitations 0|Offline
S
P
C
L
P
L
1
P
P
1
P
1
P
L
Points 560 [Total 10094]| Ratings 3| Comments 510| Invitations 2|Offline
S
L
L
Points 336 [Total 8536]| Ratings 5| Comments 286| Invitations 0|Offline
S
Points 208 [Total 208]| Ratings 0| Comments 208| Invitations 0|Offline
S
Points 174 [Total 174]| Ratings 1| Comments 164| Invitations 0|Online
S
1
L
L
Points 75 [Total 8455]| Ratings 0| Comments 75| Invitations 0|Offline
S
Points 65 [Total 65]| Ratings 0| Comments 65| Invitations 0|Offline
S
Points 50 [Total 50]| Ratings 3| Comments 20| Invitations 0|Offline
S
Points 40 [Total 40]| Ratings 2| Comments 20| Invitations 0|Offline
S
Points 13 [Total 108]| Ratings 1| Comments 3| Invitations 0|Offline
Home | Contact | Blog | About | Terms | Privacy | Social | ©2015 Purple Inc.