Pressure ulcer risk assessment
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Pressure ulcer risk assessment

Dinah Gould Professor of Nursing, Faculty of Health, South Bank University, London

A considerable amount of research has been undertaken to determine the variables that trigger tissue impairment. The author discusses the contributory risk factors in assessing and treating pressure ulcers, and the potential to improve current practice.

Primary Health Care. 11, 5,43-49. doi: 10.7748/phc2001.06.11.5.43.c321