Pressure Ulcers Guidelines

Risk assessment and prevention of pressure ulcers: a clinical practice guideline from the American College of Physicians Authors: Amir Qaseem, Tanveer P Mir, Melissa Starkey, Thomas D Denberg Publisher: Clinical Guidelines Committee of the American College of Physicians Abstract: The American College of Physicians (ACP) developed this guideline to present the evidence and provide clinical recommendations based on the comparative effectiveness of risk assessment scales and preventive interventions for pressure ulcers. Methods: This guideline is based on published literature on this topic that was identified by using MEDLINE (1946 through February 2014), CINAHL (1998 through February 2014),… Read More