Pressure ulcer prevention
Construction matters: The use of multilayer silicone foam dressings for pressure ulcer prevention
During the 2012 World Union congress in Yokohama, Japan, C. Tod Brindle (MSN, RN, ET, CWOCN) held an in-booth presentation explaining the concept of the multilayer silicone dressing for pressure ulcer prevention. The presentation was exclusively recorded for molnlycke.com's visitors.
Tod Brindle, MSN, RN, ET, CWOCN is a wound and ostomy consultant for the VCU Medical Center Wound Care Team. Brindle lectures nationally and internationally in his specialty area of complex abdominal wound and fistula management, as well as pressure ulcer prevention in high risk populations. Brindle is well published in pressure ulcer prevention in high risk populations, system wide pressure ulcer prevention, as well as complex wound and fistula management. He works on a dynamic 8 member Wound and Ostomy Team at VCU and specifically provides physician and nursing consultation for the Surgical Trauma ICU, Cardiothoracic ICU and the Evans-Haynes Burn Center.
Tod Brindle also answered some of the most frequently asked questions around pressure ulcer prevention, for example:
The adaptive braden assessment tool is used to calculate risk when incorporating dressings into prevention. Can others be used?
More questions and answers from Tod Brindle and other experts can be found in our Ask the experts section.
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