Prevention of Pressure Ulcers
Pressure ulcers remain a common problem and affect the quality of life of many people. The majority of pressure ulcers are avoidable and successful prevention will depend on removing or modifying the cause. The ‘how to’ guide looks at how to identify and manage pressure ulcers correctly in any healthcare setting and the importance of education to improve outcomes. The ultimate goal of pressure ulcer management is prevention.
Below is a link to the European Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel website e-learning package on Pressure Ulcer classification. Click on the arrow on the right hand side of the page to progress
The second link is to a short multiple choice quiz or an integrated learning test