PEER-REVIEWED JOURNAL ARTICLES:
Scott SM, Bennett J. Avoiding pressure injuries with root cause analysis and action. AORN J.2018:108(5):15-16.
Scott, S., (2017). Use of an OR skin bundle to prevent pressure injury.AORN J, 106(4), 18-19.
Scott, S., (2016). Creating a strategic plan for perioperative pressure ulcer prevention. AORN J, 103(4), 13-14.
Scott, S., (2015). Progress and Challenges in Perioperative Pressure Ulcer Prevention. JWOCN, 42(5), 480-5.
Black, J., Fawcett, D., &Scott, S., (2014). Ten Top Tips… Preventing pressure ulcers in surgical patients. Wounds International,5(4), 15-18.
Fowler, E., Scott-Williams, S., & McGuire, J., (2008). Practice Recommendations for Preventing Heel Pressure Ulcers. Ostomy Wound Management, 54(10), 42-5.
Scott-Williams, S. (1998). How TQI can help hold down costs. RN, 61(6), 21-24.
Scott, S.M., Mayhew, P.A., & Harris, E.A., (1992). Pressure Ulcer Development in the Operating Room Nursing Implications. AORN J,56(2), 242-250.
1. Scott, S. Are You Doing Enough to Prevent Pressure Injuries. Outpatient Surgery Magazine. July 2018. Available at http://www.outpatientsurgery.net/surgical-facility-administration/patient-safety/are-you-doing-enough-to-prevent-pressure-injuries. --07-18#.W3nIIjmFLI8.gmail
2.Scott, S 13(4), 20-28.
3.Scott-Williams, S.Guidelines for Preventing Perioperative Pressure Ulcers. Surgical Products Magazine. 2011.Available at http://www.surgicalproductsmag.com/article/2011/02/guidelines-preventing-perioperative-pressure-ulcers
4.Scott-Williams, S. (2008). Thinking of Buying…Patient Positioning Devices Safety and efficacy should be your guides.Outpatient Surgery, Vol. IX, No. 12. Retrieved from https://www.outpatientsurgery.net/2008/12/thinking_of_buying_patient_positioning_devices.php.
5. Scott-Williams, S. (2007). Patient Handling and Transport Ensure safe and efficient positioning with these products. Outpatient Surgery, VI (7) Supplement. 36-39.
6.IHI (2007). Relieve the pressure reduce the harm. Interview with the Institute for Healthcare improvement (IHI) as part of the 5 million lives campaign. Available at http://www.ihi.org/IHI/Topics/PatientSafety/SafetyGeneral/ImprovementStories/FSRelievethePressureandReduceHarm.htm
7.Scott-Williams, S., Anderson, T., Taylor, D. (2007). Preventing Amputations: VA's High Risk Foot Clinic (HRFC) Brings Hope to Diabetics. Midsouth Wellness Guide.43, 22-23.
8.Scott-Williams, S. (2007). Prevent Patient Positioning Injuries. Outpatient Surgery, VI(2), 33-37.
9.Scott-Williams, S. (2006). Prevent Patient Positioning Problems: Practical advice to reduce injuries from prolonged pressure and improper positioning. Outpatient Surgery, VI(12), 20-25.
1. WOCN Progress and Challenges in Preoperative Pressure Injury Prevention
Date:July 20, 2016 Click here for access Webinar Archives WOCN
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2. NPUAP Operating Room Ulcers: Who is at Risk? Can They be Prevented?
Click here for NPUAP Complimentary Webinars NPUAP Webinar
August 13, 2015
Presenters: Joyce Black, PhD, RN, CWCN, FAAN; Debra Fawcett, PhD, RN & Susan Scott, MSN, RN, CWOCN
Discuss how to identify O.R. acquired ulcers in your facility
Identify the risk factors for pressure ulcer development in the O.R.
Describe interventions to reduce risk during surgery
Click HERE to download the handouts http://www.npuap.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/08/NPUAP-OR-Webinar-August-2015-Handouts.pdf