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Pressure ulcer grading

Zena Moore Lecturer, Faculty of Nursing and Midwifery, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, Dublin

This article discusses the different aspects of classifying pressure ulcers. It aims to increase understanding of the grading methods used and how their reliability and validity may be assessed. In turn, this aims to increase the potential for nurses to enhance their assessment and pressure ulcer prevention skills.

Nursing Standard. 19, 52, 56-64. doi: 10.7748/ns2005.


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