Pressure ulcers are a relatively common occurrence across all care settings, resulting in significant health burdens. However, risk-assessment scales and preventive interventions can decrease the incidence or severity of pressure ulcers.
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Care Settings: Acute Care
Clinical Focus: Pressure Ulcer Management
Content Type: Journal Articles
Reference: Chou R, Dana T, Bougatsos C, Blazina I, Starmer A, Reitel K, Buckley D. Pressure Ulcer Risk Assessment and Prevention: Comparative Effectiveness. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. 2013; 12(13).