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Documentation and record-keeping in pressure ulcer management

06 May 2015

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

National and international guidelines recommend the use of clinical assessments and interventions to prevent pressure-related skin damage. This includes the...

Prevention of pressure ulcers in nursing home residents

13 February 2013

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

Pressure ulcer prevention strategies are applicable to all anatomical sites; however, the main focus of this article is heel ulceration in the nursing home setting....

Pressure ulcer risk assessment

01 June 2001

Primary Health Care

CPD

A considerable amount of research has been undertaken to determine the variables that trigger tissue impairment. The author discusses the contributory risk factors...

Using a national guideline to prevent and manage pressure ulcers

29 April 2014

Nursing Management

Feature

Developing pressure ulcers is a painful and distressing event for patients, and one that can be prevented. The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence...

Pressure ulcer grading

13 September 2005

Nursing Standard

Learning zone continuing professional development

This article discusses the different aspects of classifying pressure ulcers. It aims to increase understanding of the grading methods used and how their reliability...

The importance of nutrition in wound healing

07 October 1998

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

Nursing Standards recent Focus on Nutrition campaign raised some uncomfortable issues about nurses’ knowledge of wound healing. We continue the theme here, with a...

Pressure ulcer grading

07 September 2005

Nursing Standard

CPD

This article discusses the different aspects of classifying pressure ulcers. It aims to increase understanding of the grading methods used and how their reliability...

Guidelines for the prevention and treatment of pressure ulcers

06 September 2006

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

An ‘all-in-one’ guideline on pressure ulcer prevention and management in primary and secondary care was published last year by the National Institute for Health and...

Inter-rater reliability of the glamorgan paediatric pressure ulcer risk assessment scale

01 September 2008

Paediatric Nursing

Research

Children who are at risk of pressure ulcers need to be identified so that preventative measures can be taken. Most paediatric pressure ulcer risk assessment scales...

Inter-rater reliability of the Glamorgan Paediatric Pressure Ulcer Risk Assessment Scale

14 September 2008

Paediatric Nursing

A&S Science

Children who are at risk of pressure ulcers need to be identified so that preventative measures can be taken. Most paediatric pressure ulcer risk assessment scales...
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