Journal articlesPressure ulcers: avoidable or otherwise?

Pressure ulcers: avoidable or otherwise?

07/11/14 | Pressure Ulcers | Richard White, Fiona Downie, Cathie Bree-Aslan, Colin Iverson

Clinical experience and published evidence indicates that in all ‘at-risk’ patients, there exists a complex combination of pathologies that contribute to the development of a pressure ulcer (PU). In some instances, these complex processes result in the development of an unavoidable PU (Berlowitz and Brienza,2007).