The role of interventional patient hygiene in improving clinical and economic outcomes.


OBJECTIVE To successfully educate, integrate, and empower nonlicensed personnel in the surgical intensive care unit in the use of a skin care protocol to maintain and improve skin integrity. DESIGN Observational intervention study. SETTING Surgical intensive care unit. PATIENTS Data related to alterations in skin integrity were collected over 4 months… (More)
DOI: 10.1097/01.ASW.0000345281.97908.24