Program Contents: 39 minute DVD
Copyright Date: 2009
This program shows how to administer and interpret the Braden Scale for predicting pressure sore risks in home, hospital, and long-term care environments. Encouraging a visual-and-touch skin assessment in conjunction with the Braden scale, it specifies what to look for, how to prevent pressure ulcers, and how to assist patients with maintaining skin integrity after discharge. Covers the 6 dimensions of the Braden Scale: sensory perception, moisture, activity, mobility, nutrition, and friction and shear.
Chapter 1 - Assessing for Pressure Ulcer Risk: Using the Braden Scale
Chapter 2 - Pressure Ulcers: Causes and Risk Assessments
Chapter 3 - Intrepreting and Scoring the Braden Scale
Chapter 4 - Care Planning to Maintain Skin Integrity
Produced by Terra Nova Films for the American Journal of Nursing