The groundbreaking NDF findings that led to the NDF Prevention Protocol were first submitted in 2006 and distributed to reviewers. Since that time there have been many published reports of hospitals that have adopted the essential elements of the protocol. In every case, pressure ulcer incidence has plummeted. It is therefore now possible to document the bedsores avoided and the lives saved by the NDF Prevention Protocol. This will result in a low estimate because it is based on only published reports. We will publish these findings on the NDF webpage and update them periodically.