Improving turning compliance and reducing pressure injuries in the acutely ill patient

Nancy Carr BSN, RN, CWOCN and Katelyn Lawler BSN, RN, CWOCN

In this study, the use of wearable technology to cue patient turning reduced the number of hospital-acquired pressure injuries by 67% in the first 12 months. Additionally, 92% of nursing staff felt that the sensor program improved their unit communication.

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