Pressure ulcers: avoidable or unavoidable? Results of the National Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel Consensus Conference.

@article{Black2011,
  title={Pressure ulcers: avoidable or unavoidable? Results of the National Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel Consensus Conference.},
  author={Joyce M. Black and Laura E. Edsberg and Mona Mylene Baharestani and Diane K Langemo and Margaret T Goldberg and Laurie L McNichol and Janet Cuddigan},
  journal={Ostomy/wound management},
  year={2011},
  volume={57 2},
  pages={24-37}
}
Although pressure ulcer (PrU) development is now generally considered an indicator for quality of care, questions and concerns about situations in which they are unavoidable remain. Considering the importance of this issue and the lack of available research data, in 2010 the National Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel (NPUAP) hosted a multidisciplinary conference to establish consensus on whether there are individuals in whom pressure ulcer development may be unavoidable and whether a… CONTINUE READING

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