Pressure ulcer prevention in Australia: the role of the nurse practitioner in changing practice and saving lives.

@article{Asimus2011PressureUP,
  title={Pressure ulcer prevention in Australia: the role of the nurse practitioner in changing practice and saving lives.},
  author={Margo Asimus and Lorna Maclellan and Pui Ling Iris Li},
  journal={International wound journal},
  year={2011},
  volume={8 5},
  pages={508-13}
}
This paper reports on a successful nurse practitioner-led Pressure Ulcer Prevention Program (PUPP), established with members from nursing, allied health and senior management, within a regional area health service in Australia. The aims of PUPP were to quantify the prevalence of pressure ulcers within the health organisation, evaluate the policy compliances… CONTINUE READING