Effective interventions for pressure ulcer prevention
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Effective interventions for pressure ulcer prevention

Joanna Bonomini Senior Nurse Tissue Viability, Barts and The London NHS Trust, The Royal London Hospital, London

This article examines the causes of pressure ulcers and provides an overview of the best advice available in preventing them in the clinical setting. This should enable nurses to provide more effective interventions for preventing patients from developing pressure ulcers.

Correspondence Jo.Bonomini@bartsandthelondon.nhs.uk

Nursing Standard. 17, 52,45-50. doi: 10.7748/ns2003.09.17.52.45.c3457

Published in print: 10 September 2003

Peer review

This article has been subject to double blind peer review