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PREVENTION, civil and French law. The right of a judge to take cognizance of an action over which he has concurrent jurisdiction with another judge.
     2. In Pennsylvania it has been ruled that a justice of the peace cannot take cognizance of a cause which has been previously decided by another justice. 2 Dall. 77; Id. 114.

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[48] NICE Clinical Guideline 29, Pressure Ulcer Prevention, National Institute of Clinical Excellence, London, UK, 2005.
Pressure ulcer prevention in long-term-care facilities: A pilot study implementing standardized nurse aide documentation and feedback reports Adv Skin Wound Care.
The NSW State Coroner, Magistrate Mary Jerram, has asked the NSWNA to promote awareness among its members to educate staff, patients and primary carers of the best practice in pressure ulcer prevention.
Furthermore, the CDS alerts nurses when the system has determined that patients, who are under a pressure ulcer prevention programme, need to be turned.
The aim of this study was (a) to determine the cost for prevention and treatment of pressure ulcers from a hospital perspective, and (b) to establish the least resource-intensive pressure ulcer prevention strategy.
I have worked with pressure ulcer prevention protocols and programs since the late 1980's.
To improve the quality of South Korean health care, a national hospital evaluation program has been initiated under governmental guidance and pressure ulcer prevention care was designated as one of the standards of quality care.
Scott wrote the Perioperative Pressure Ulcer Prevention Program (PPUPP): An Innovative Effort to Prevent Pressure Ulcers in Surgical Patients which showcases the Memphis VA's nursing research and aggressive approach to improving patient safety and outcomes
A cocreator of F-Tag #314, Lyder thinks nursing home staff have to be honest with themselves about the nature of pressure ulcer prevention. Much of it is vigilance, he stresses, and the understanding that resident acuity will only continue to increase.