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Br J Community Nurs. 2006 Jun;11(6):S18, S20-4.

NICE pressure ulcer guideline: summary and implications for practice.

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  • 1Worcestershire Primary Care Trusts.


This article outlines the principle areas for consideration form the NICE (2005) guideline for pressure ulcer prevention and treatment. All key areas are included and recommendations made for their implementation into clinical practice. A conclusion is made that pressure ulcer prevention is a key indicator of quality care and that all professionals have a responsibility for its implementation.

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