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Preventing patient positioning injuries in the nonoperating room setting.

Moody A, Chacin B, Chang C. Preventing patient positioning injuries in the nonoperating room setting. Curr Opin Anaesthesiol. 2022;35(4):465-471. doi: 10.1097/aco.0000000000001153

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August 24, 2022
Moody A, Chacin B, Chang C. Curr Opin Anaesthesiol. 2022;35(4):465-471.

Hospital-acquired pressure injuries are considered a never event. This review presents strategies to prevent pressure injuries in the nonoperating room anesthesia (NORA) population (e.g., patients on ventilators). Proper positioning of the patient, with bolsters and padding, are illustrated.

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Moody A, Chacin B, Chang C. Preventing patient positioning injuries in the nonoperating room setting. Curr Opin Anaesthesiol. 2022;35(4):465-471. doi: 10.1097/aco.0000000000001153

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