Using a national guideline to prevent and manage pressure ulcers.

  title={Using a national guideline to prevent and manage pressure ulcers.},
  author={Julie Neilson and Liz Avital and Jane Willock and Nigel Broad},
  journal={Nursing management},
  volume={21 2},
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 guideline has recently been updated to cover the prevention and management of this condition. This article focuses on the recommendations that are relevant to nurses, covering areas such as risk assessment, skin assessment, repositioning, pressure-redistributing devices, dressings, patient and carer information, and… 

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