The Science of Turning

The 30 degree lateral turn is perhaps the most important nursing intervention in the prevention & treatment of pressure injuries. Yet the ergonomics of effective offloading is not well defined, and too often patients are left in a position that is neither effectively offloaded or sustainable. Here we identify the positioning needs of the bed […]

Why I got into the pressure injury prevention biz

My Scope of Practice: Take a Load Off By Barbara Zeiger, originally published in OWM Journal May 5th, 2017 Gwen Jewell, RN, BSN, CWS, often asks herself why she is so obsessed with creating the perfect offloading devices. Inspired to undertake a medical career after her younger brother suffered a spinal cord injury that left him […]