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Royal College of Nursing (UK). The Management of Pressure Ulcers in Primary and Secondary Care: A Clinical Practice Guideline [Internet]. London: Royal College of Nursing (UK); 2005 Sep 22. (NICE Clinical Guidelines, No. 29.)

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Abbreviations

Technical terms

ARR

absolute relative risk

ARr

absolute risk reduction

BMI

body mass index

CI

confidence intervals

DH

Department of Health

GDG

Guideline Development Group

GRP

Guideline Review Panel

HTA

health technology assessment

NNT

number needed to treat

OR

odds ratio

QALY

quality-adjusted life year

RCT

randomised controlled trial

RR

relative risk (risk ratio)

RD

risk difference

SEM

standard error of the mean

PU

pressure ulcer

Organisations

CHE

Centre for Health Economics, University of York

CRD

Centre for Reviews and Disseminations, University of York

CWG

Cochrane Wounds Group

DH

Department of Health

GIN

Guidelines International Network

JBI

Joanna Briggs Institute

MHRA

Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency

NCC-NSC

National Collaborating Centre for Nursing and Supportive Care

NICE

National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence

RCN

Royal College of Nursing

SIGN

Scottish Intercollegiate Guidelines Network

UKC

UK Cochrane

Copyright © 2005, Royal College of Nursing.
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The Management of Pressure Ulcers in Primary and Secondary Care: A Clinical Practice Guideline [Internet].
NICE Clinical Guidelines, No. 29.
Royal College of Nursing (UK).
London: Royal College of Nursing (UK); 2005 Sep 22.

NICE (National Institute for Health and Care Excellence)

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