Implementation impact: Improving clinical outcomes related to pressure injuries

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This Evidence Booster examines the impact of implementing RNAO’s Assessment and Management of Pressure Injuries for the Interprofessional Team (2016) best practice guideline (BPG) in a hospital in Chile, South America.

Hospital Clínico Herminda Martin – a teaching hospital – demonstrated a decrease in the rate of persons who developed a new pressure injury and an increase in the percentage of persons who received a risk assessment for developing pressure injuries.