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Acute limb compartment syndrome of the lower leg following trauma: assessment in the intensive care unit

Nursing Standard

evidence & practice

Acute limb compartment syndrome (ALCS) is a serious complication of traumatic injury. Although ALCS can occur in any limb, it most commonly occurs following injury...

Using the SSKIN care bundle to prevent pressure ulcers in the intensive care unit

24 August 2020

Nursing Standard


Pressure ulcers develop when the skin and underlying tissues are subjected to pressure, friction and/or shear, and, in many cases, moisture. These factors lead to...