Pressure Ulcers according to EPUAP


Authors: Z. Grofová
Published in: Čes Ger Rev 2009; 7(2): 97-100

Overview

The article presents the literature issued by Europe an Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel (EPUAP). New concepts of pressure sores development are described. The next po int concerns an incre asing danger of litigati on and the protecti on given by a proper documentati on. General usage of EPUAP guidelines based on evidence or care standards enhances also a legal protecti on.

Keywords:
pressure ulcer –  cellular deformati on by pressure –  litigati on –  guidelines


Sources

1. Romanelli M, Clark M, Cherry GW et al (eds). Sci ence and Practice of Pressure Ulcer Management. London: Springer- Verlag Ltd. 2006.

2. Clark M. Nutriti onal Guidelines for Pressure Ulcer Preventi on and Tre atment. Europe an Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel. [www.epu ap.org/ guidelines/ english1.html].

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Geriatrics General practitioner for adults
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