Pressure ulcer risk assessment and prevention in children.

  title={Pressure ulcer risk assessment and prevention in children.},
  author={Alison Parnham},
  journal={Nursing children and young people},
  volume={24 2},
This article explores the physical impact and incidence of pressure ulcers in children. Factors influencing pressure ulcer development, the reliability and validity of using existing risk assessment tools, and the effectiveness of preventive strategies are also considered. The article concludes by providing a summary of practice tips for use in the clinical and community environment. 

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