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 […]

What is Turn Therapy?

Turn Therapy is to assist and provide movement for a person who is mobility impaired, especially to turn from side to side and elevate the heels. Turn Therapy is essential care required to prevent injuries associated with immobility, especially musculoskeletal breakdown and pressure ulcers. Bedside Ergonomics is the application of Turn Therapy. What is the correct position for a bedbound person? How […]